United States of America 1928
Tales of Genji I
Collection Title: the 'Tales of Genji' series 1998
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 4
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 - opaque.
Verso of frame: upper left corner, TGL label, paper "Tales of Genji I / 1998 / woodcut on light sienna TGL / handmade paper / Trial Proof IV / Courtesy of Tyler Graphics LTD"
Verso of framw: 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 IV"
Primary Insc: signed lower right corner, pencil "Frankenthaler"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Trial Proof IV"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "TALES OF GENJI I / HF 95-3197"
verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "Vat sized and hand sized on top"
verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "Oct 12 95 / proof #1"[diagonal]
verso: inscribed upper left corner, pencil "SIZED"
comp and sheet 106.8 h x 120.0 w cm
: TGL print documentation, 1998
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.1.78.4 Image rights
: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 1988