DETAIL: Helen FRANKENTHALER Freefall 1993 colour woodcut Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
 
 
Helen FRANKENTHALER | Madame Butterfly

 
FRANKENTHALER, Helen
United States of America 1928
Madame Butterfly 2000
relief
colour woodcut printed from 46 woodblocks on three sheets of paper
left panel: sienna, wove, handmade, TGL paper; centre panel: light sienna, wove, handmade,TGL paper; right panel: sienna, wove, handmade, TGL paper
edition of 33, plus 14 AP, 7 TP, 2 CTP, SP, 2 WP, RTP, PPI, TGLimp., A
right to print
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.
TGL print documentation, 2000
panel a 106.0 (h) x 67.0 (w) cm
panel b 106.0 (h) x 67.4 (w) cm
panel c 106.0 (h) x 67.6 (w) cm
overall 106.0 (h) x 202.0 (w) cm
signed and dated lower right, pencil "HF" and "22 May '00" (right sheet)
Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
NGA 2002.1.187.6.A-C
© Helen Frankenthaler / Tyler Graphics Ltd. 2000
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