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United States of America 1928 – 2011

Madame Butterfly woodblock 2000 Description: one of 46 woodblocks used in the printing of 'Madame Butterfly'

Collection Title: a group of 33 woodblocks used in the printing of 'Madame Butterfly'
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, matrix (used for inatglio printing) woodblock Support: seven ply, pine wood
Impression: L-5 and L-10
Edition: edition of 33, plus 14 AP, 7 TP, 2 CTP, SP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 2000

Edition Notes: Two matrices on the one woodblock. Front side used to print white. Verso used to print ultra violet and turquoise.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre., blue marker "L-5" [on tape] inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "LEFT BL. 5L R:6 + 7 INTAGLIO R6 + 7 & WHITE inscribed lower left corner, pencil "PANEL" verso: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "L-10" [on tape] verso: inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "Left BL.10L R:12 INTAGLIO R12 TURQUOISE / ULTRA 1" verso: inscribed lower centre, red pen "O" [on tape and encircled]
Dimensions: wood 114.4 h x 76.4 w x 1.0 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 2000
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.195.4
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.