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


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji V woodblock 1995 Description: one of 21 woodblocks used in the printing of "Tales of Genji V"
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began the Tales of Genji series in 1995 and published the edition prints in 1998
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, matrix (used for relief printing) woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut Support: seven ply, two veneer
Impression: block 11
Edition: edition of 36, plus 14AP, 2 TP, 2CTP, WP, SP, 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 and stencil preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata. Proofing and edition printing by Shibata. Used to print navy blue, white, red.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right corner, black marker "HF-3205/BLOCK 11" [on paper] unscribed upper left corner, red marker "3205" [vertically] inscribed upper left corner, black pen "BLUE[?]/PINK RED" [on tape vertically] inscribed centre, blue pen "[arrow down]" inscribed centre left, red pen "11[circled]", green pen "12" [on tape vertically] inscribed lower left corner, green pen "MILORI/BLUE/+ROSE"" [on tape]
Dimensions: wood 122.0 h x 131.8 w x 1.2 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.252.11
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.