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


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji I woodblock 1998 Description: one of 11 woodblocks used in the printing of "Tales of Genji I"
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, woodblock used in relief printing woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut Support: seven ply, two veneer plywood
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: block 4
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. Use to print yellow, green, red and blue inks.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right corner, black marker "HF-3197/ BLOCK 4" [on paper stuck to woodblock] inscribed upper centre, pencil "yellow green / red blue" [on tape] inscribed centre right, black marker "4" [on tape] inscribed lower centre, black marker "blue bleed" verso: TGL sticker
Dimensions: block 122.0 h x 132.0 w x 0.8 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1025.10
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.