Helen FRANKENTHALER, Madame Butterfly woodblock Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Madame Butterfly woodblock 2000 Description: one of 46 woodblocks used in the printing of 'Madame Butterfly'

Collection Title: 46 woodblocks used in the printing of 'Madame Butterfly'
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, matrix (used for relief printing) woodblock Support: seven ply, pine wood
Impression: R-11
Edition: edition of 33, plus 14 AP, 7 TP, 2 CTP, SP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 2000

Edition Notes: Used to print red, ochre, cyan, ultra voilet, rose, pink.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R-5" [on tape] inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Right BL. 11R R:50 + 51 RELIEF R50 ULTRA 1 R51 ROSE/ OCHER/ TURQUOISE" inscribed centre right, green pen "print by hand" [on tape with arrows] inscribed centre right, pencil "P.3 Turq ochre PINK" [vertical]
Dimensions: wood 114.2 h x 76.0 w x 1.0 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2000
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.195.30
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.