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 relief printing) woodblock Support: seven ply, pine wood
Impression: C-2 and C-13
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: Two matrices on the one woodblock. Front matrix used to print purple and dark blue. Verso matrix used to print light orange, light green and dark blue.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre., blue marker "C-2" [on tape]
inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Center BL.2C R:19 RELIEF ULTRA 2"
inscribed upper centre, pencil "Bl. not printed"
stamped upper right, green ink "B/BB/1-8" [encircled]
stamped upper right, green ink "PCT/AFD2" [unidentified logo]
verso: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "C-13" [on tape]
verso: inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Center BL.13C R:30 RELIEF GREEN"
wood 114.4 h x 76.0 w x 1.0 d cm
: TGL print documentation, 2000
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.195.13 Image rights
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.