United States of America
Madame Butterfly woodblock
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'
Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique:
matrix (used for intaglio printing)
Support: three ply, pine wood
Impression: L-13 and L-14
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. Frontside used to print L.14, verso used to print L.13
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "L-14" [on tape]
inscribed lower centre, red pen "13[in circle] 14" [on tape upside down]
inscribed lower centre edge, black pen "Left BL.14L R:17"
inscribed upper left corner., blue pen " PANEL 1"
inscribed upper left edge, black pen "Left BL.14L R:17 INTAGLIO LIGHT BLUE/PINK 1[in circle]
inscribed upper centre edge, black pen "TOP"
verso: inscribed upper centre, blue marker "L-13" [on tape]
verso, inscribed lower centre, "13[in circle] 11[In circle]" [on tape upside down]
verso, inscribed lower centre edge, black pen "Left BL.13L R:16"
verso, inscribed upper left edge., black pen "Left BL.13L R:16 INTAGLIO WHITE/COBALT/MILORI[?]"
verso, inscribed upper left corner, pencil "PINK BLUE" [vertical]
x 75.3 w
x 1.2 d
: TGL print documentation, 2000
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
: NGA 2002.1.195.11
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.