United States of America 1928
Tales of Genji I woodblock
1995 Description: one of 11 woodblocks used in the printing of 'Tales of Genji I'
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 9
Edition: edition of 30, plus 12AP, 4TP, 4CTP, SP, 2WP, 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 white, green and black.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right corner, black marker "HF-3197 / BLOCK 9" [on paper]
inscribed upper left corner, black marker "Rich WHITE 89" [vertically] [89 on tape]
inscribed upper left, black marker "1[in circle]]" [vertically]
inscribed centre right, black marker "[arrow left] BLEND"
inscribed lower right, red pen "WATER"
inscribed centre, black pen "250/25" [vertically]
wood 121.8 h x 132.0 w x 0.9 d cm
: TGL print documentation, 1998
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.1025.7 Image rights
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.