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

Helen FRANKENTHALER

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"
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 intaglio printing) woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut Support: seven ply, two veneer
Impression: block 7
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 dark blue, with sealed paint and varnish.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right, black marker "HF-3196/BLOCK 7" [on tape] inscribed lower left corner, red pen "7[circled]" [on tape] stamped: right edge "maple appleply"
Dimensions: wood 132.0 h x 121.8 w x 0.9 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1027.7
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.