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

Helen FRANKENTHALER

United States of America 1928 – 2011

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 11
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 red, white and black.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right corner, black marker "HF-3197 / BLOCK 11" [on paper] inscribed centre right, red marker "11" [vertically on tape] inscribed upper right, black marker "3[circled]" inscribed centre, red pen "DARK" [upside down] inscribed centre right, green pen "[arrow left]SOFT", red pen "WATER" inscribed lower left, black marker "SOFT[arrow up]" [vertically] inscribed lower left corner, pencil "1[circled] WHITE[circled] RED [arrow to white] drop WATER / 2[circled] BLACK" inscribed lower right, black pen "SOFT[underlined]"
Dimensions: wood 121.8 h x 132.0 w x 0.9 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1025.9
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.