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United States of America 1928 – 2011

Tales of Genji VI woodblock 1995 Description: one of 14 woodblocks used in the printing of "Tales of Genji VI"
Place made: 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: prints, matrices, matrix (used for intaglio printing) woodblock used in the printing of colour woodcut Support: seven ply, two veneer
Impression: block 8
Edition: edition of 35, plus 14 AP, 4 TP, 3 SP, 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 and stencil preparation by Yasuyuki Shibata. Proofing and edition printing by Shibata. Used to print ochre, brown and green.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed upper right corner., black marker "HF-3199 / BLOCK 8" [on paper] verso: inscribed upper right corner, blue pen "8 TOP / BROWN" [on tape] verso: inscribed upper right corner, blue pen "13 green / ocher" [on tape]
Dimensions: wood 122.0 h x 111.4 w x 0.9 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1998
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.199.8
Image rights: © Tyler Graphics Ltd.