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 both intaglio printing) woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut Support: seven ply, two veneer
Impression: block 8
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, purple. Verso: blue, purple and varnish.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right, black marker "HF-3196/BLOCK 8" [on tape] inscribed upper left corner, red pen "8[circled]" [on tape] verso: inscribed upper corner, red marker "HF3196" verso: inscribed centre right, green pen "PURPLE" [vertically] and "rounded squiggle"
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 2002.1.1027.8
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.