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 relief printing) woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut Support: seven ply, two veneer
Impression: block 9
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 cobalt ultra, magenta/red, navy blue and dark green.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right corner, black marker "HF-3196/BLOCK 9" [on paper] inscribed upper centre, red marker "HF-3196" inscribed upper centre, black pen "9" [on tape] inscribed upper right corner., black marker "9" [on tape] inscribed left centre, pencil "GREEN" inscribed upper left corner, pencil "MILORI" inscribed left centre, pencil "PINK" inscribed centre, pencil "BLUE"
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 2002.1.1027.9
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.