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United States of America 1928 – 2011

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

Collection Title: a group of 33 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: three ply, pine wood
Impression: R-14
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 white, yellow, turquoise.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "R-14" [on tape] inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Right BL. 14R Runs 57 + 58 RELIEF 57 ULTRA 1 58 WHITE/ YELLOW/ TURQUOISE" inscribed upper centre, green pen "P.3" inscribed upper right, pencil "yellow / white" [vertically] stamped left edge, red ink "134 CFP ... [indecipherable] P/ S S/W MAPLE SMN HPM HP-1-2000"
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 2002.1.195.32
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.