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Helen FRANKENTHALER

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'
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"
Dimensions: wood 114.4 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 2002.1.195.23
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.