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 6
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. Used to print orange, ochre and dark brown, white
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right, black marker "HF-3198 / BLOCK 6" [on paper] inscribed upper centre, red marker "HF-3198" inscribed centre, black pen "3rd 125 with WATER ON PAPER" [vertically] inscribed centre left, red pen "[arrow left]first. f. orange" [vertically] inscribed centre left, red pen "2nd f. orange" inscribed centre left, green pen "1st x OCHER BLEND / x F ORANGE (squiggle) / pressure 125 2nd WHITE WATER[water in circle] / F. ORANGE BLEND / pressure 75 3rd F. ORANGE WATER[water in circle] rice paste[crossed out] / pressure 125 [on tape]" inscribed upper right, black pen "5" [on tape]
Dimensions: wood 131.8 h x 121.9 w x 0.9 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.200.6
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.