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"
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 5
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 ochre, green, blue and yellow
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right, black marker "HF-3198 / BLOCK 5" [on paper] inscribed upper centre, red marker "HF-3198" "4[crossed out-blue pen] 5[red pen] [arrow]" [on tape] inscribed, centre left, green pen "press/75" [vertically], red pen "1st" [arrow up - arrow down], green pen "print twice[twice crossed out]" /, red pen "2nd"
Dimensions: wood 132.2 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 2002.1.200.5
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.