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United States of America 1928 – 2011

Madame Butterfly 2000 Description: unsigned triptych in the Tyler Gift
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, relief colour woodcut printed from 46 woodblocks on three sheets of paper Support: left panel: sienna, handmade, TGL paper; centre panel: light sienna, handmade,TGL paper; right panel: sienna, handmade, TGL paper
Impression: unsigned trial proof
Edition: edition: 33; plus 14AP; 7TP; 2CTP; SP; 2WP; RTP; PPI; TGLimp; A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 2000

Edition Notes: 102 colours printed in 59 runs from 46 woodblocks (30 birch, 14 maple, 1 luan mahogany and 1 fir) on three sheets (one light sienna and two sienna) of TGL paper. Project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Michael Mueller. Woodblock preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata. Proofing and edition printing by Shibata.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] [each panel] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "HF00-3522/ left panel" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "HF00-3522/ center panel" verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "Reject / 7/31/00" [upsidedown] [centre panel] verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "HF00-3522/ right panel"
Dimensions: panel a 106.0 h x 67.4 w cm panel b 106.0 h x 67.2 w cm panel c 105.6 h x 67.0 w cm overall 106.0 h x 201.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation 2000
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.187.7.A-C
Image rights: © Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd.