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: five ply, pine wood
Impression: C-15 and C-16
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 light pink, light orange, light yellow. Verso matrix used to print green, rose, brown.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "C-15" [on tape]
inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Center BL.15C R:33 RELIEF 2 PINK BLEND PRINTED BY HAND"
verso: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "C-16" [on tape]
verso: inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Center BL.16C R:34 RELIEF BROWN/ ROSE"
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 2002.1.195.23 Image rights
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.