Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tales of Genji II woodblock Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji II woodblock 1995 Description: one of 14 woodblocks used in the printing of 'Tales of Genji II'
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, matrix (used for relief printing) woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut Support: 7 ply, 2 veneer (apple maple)
Impression: block 11
Edition: edition of 35, plus 14AP, 4TP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1998

Edition Notes: Project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Woodblock preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata. Proofing by Shibata assisted by Christopher Creyts. Edition printing by Shibata.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right corner, black marker "HF-3198 / BLOCK 11" [on paper] inscribed upper centre, red marker "HF-3198" inscribed upper right, pencil "10" [on tape] inscribed centre right, red pen "pressure 50 1st. BLUE/BLACK/ 2nd BLEND BLACK/ SKY BLUE / YELLOW / 3rd BLUE/BLACK again" [vertically] inscribed lower right, green pen "yellow / PALE SKY BLUE / BLEED" inscribed centre left, green pen "ULTRA"
Dimensions: wood 131.9 h x 122.0 w x 0.9 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.200.11
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.