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


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji III woodblock 1995 Description: one of 18 woodblocks used in the printing of "Tales of Genji III"
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 6
Edition: edition of 36, plus 14AP, 6TP, 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, proofing and edition printing by Yasuyuki Shibata. Used to print cornflower blue, mid blue and taupe.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper left corner, black marker "HF-3196/BLOCK 6" [on paper] inscribed upper centre, black pen "7" [on tape], "6" [on tape] inscribed lower left corner, green pen "light" [vertically] red marker line, lower left and centre
Dimensions: wood 132.0 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 2002.1.1027.6
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.