United States of America
Tales of Genji I woodblock
Description: one of 11 woodblocks used in the printing of "Tales of Genji I"
Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: Frankenthaler began the Tales of Genji series in 1995 and published the edition prints in 1998
Materials & Technique:
matrix (used for relief printing)
woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut
Support: seven ply, two veneer
Impression: block 11
Edition: edition of 30, plus 12AP, 4TP, 4CTP, SP, 2WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1998
Edition Notes: Project supervision by Kenneth Tyler. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and John Hutcheson. Woodblock preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata. Proofing by Shibata assisted by Christopher Creyts. Edition printing by Shibata.
Used to print red, white and black.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right corner, black marker "HF-3197 / BLOCK 11" [on paper]
inscribed centre right, red marker "11" [vertically on tape]
inscribed upper right, black marker "3[circled]"
inscribed centre, red pen "DARK" [upside down]
inscribed centre right, green pen "[arrow left]SOFT", red pen "WATER"
inscribed lower left, black marker "SOFT[arrow up]" [vertically]
inscribed lower left corner, pencil "1[circled] WHITE[circled] RED [arrow to white] drop WATER / 2[circled] BLACK"
inscribed lower right, black pen "SOFT[underlined]"
x 132.0 w
x 0.9 d
: TGL print documentation, 1998
: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
: NGA 2002.1.1025.9
: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.