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 intaglio printing] woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut Support: 7 ply, 2 veneer
Impression: block 9 - side A and B
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. Side A - used to print white Side B - used to print red and magenta
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right, black pen "HF-3198 / BLOCK 9 / SIDE A" [on paper] verso: inscribed lower left corner, black marker "HF-3198 / BLOCK 9 / SIDE B" [upside down and on paper]
Dimensions: wood 121.8 h x 111.0 w x 0.9 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.200.9
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.