A Huge Orig Japanese Woodblock Print LIMIT# PENCIL Sign Ippei Kusaki Red Cat 1979
This is a HUGE very beautiful and rare LIMITED EDITION (38/170) original Japanese Shin Hanga woodblock print “Red Cat” PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Ippei Kusaki (1937 - ) made in 1979. This is an original Ippei Kusaki woodblock print about 40 years old. This woodblock print is one of the core collections of a large number of Asian art and Japanese woodblock print collections in my family. We are gradually selling them. The artist’s chop mark is at the lower right corner of the print while the artist’s PENCIL SIGNATURE, LIMITED EDITION (38/170), the year this ORIGINAL woodblock print was made (1979), and the title of this print are in the bottom border. The print size is 24 x 14 ¼ inches, which is MUCH LARGER than the traditional Shin Hanga woodblock prints. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. All four borders are intact. This woodblock print is not attached to any backing paper or cardboard and strong ink bleeding can be seen through the back of the original Japanese mulberry paper. Except for some very tiny foxing spots in the bottom border, which do not affect the images at all, this ORIGINAL woodblock print is in excellent condition. It is hard to find a LIMITED-NUMBER (38/170) original woodblock print of such a beautiful scene PENCIL SIGNED by Ippei Kusaki in the public nowadays. This woodblock print is definitely an incredible piece for collecting. Any credit card, visa, master card, bank and post office money order, cashier check and personal check are accepted. Personal checks will take about ten days to clear. Texas residents need to pay 8.25% tax. Shipping is $16 dollars anywhere in US via USPS priority mail with insurance and tracking. International shipping charges are US$25 through airmail WITHOUT insurance, buyers will have to assume all the risks during the mailing. We do combined shipping. If more than one item is purchased at the same time, the highest shipping cost will be charged. THIS IS A LIMITED-NUMBER (38/170) ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT PENCIL SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER IPPEI KUSAKI MADE IN 1979. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.