Helen FRANKENTHALER, Tales of Genji I Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji I 1998
Collection Title: the 'Tales of Genji' series 1998
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief, stencil colour woodcut, stencil printed from 14 woodblocks and one stencil Support: light sienna, wove handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof 2
Edition: edition of 30, plus 12 AP, 4 TP, 4 CTP, SP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd
Place Published: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1988

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Woodblock preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata assisted by Christopher Creyts. Proofing and edition printing by Shibata. 34 colour woodcut printed from 11 woodblocks (10 apple maple, 1 mahogany) Edition colours - no woodgrain Verso of frame: upper left corner, TGL label, paper "Tales of Genji I / 1998 / woodcut on light sienna TGL / handmade paper / Trial Proof II / Courtesy of Tyler Graphics LTD" Verso of frame: upper right corner, sticker " SHELDON / Memorial Art Gallery / and Sculpture Garden / Helen Frankenthaler / Tales of Genji / March 30-May 30 1999 / Tales of Genji I /1998, woodblock / TP II"
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Trial Proof II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribe lower left corner, pencil "TALES OF GENJI I / HF 95-3197" verso: inscribe lower left corner, pencil "Sep. 13 95 / UNSIZED PAPER" [diagonal]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 107.2 h x 120.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.78.5
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1988