United States of America 1928
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'
Materials & Technique:
prints, matrices, matrix (used for intaglio printing) woodblock Support: seven ply, pine wood
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: This could be two matrices on the one woodblock - the matrix on the verso has no code and therefore may not have been used in the final printing.
Front matrix used to print yellow and white. Verso matrix used to print pink, ocher and white?
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "C-6" [on tape]
inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Center BL.6C R:23 INTAGLIO P.YELLOW WHITE"
inscribed upper left, pencil "yellow/ P.2"
verso: inscribed upper right, pencil "PINK"
verso: inscribed lower right, pencil "Ocher 9 WHITE P.2"
wood 113.9 h x 76.2 w x 1.0 d cm
: TGL print documentation, 2000
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.195.16 Image rights
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.