A Great Huge Orig Japanese Woodblock Print Limit# Pencil Takasawa Keiichi Face Mask published by Watanabe Printmaker
This is a HUGE, LIMITED-NUMBER (7/200), very beautiful and special ORIGINAL Japanese woodblock print “Face Mask” PENCIL written by the famous Shin-Hanga woodblock print master Takasawa Keiichi (1914-1984) published by the famous Watanabe printmaker in 1970s IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. This ORIGINAL woodblock print will be sold with an original publisher’s label saying the artist’s name, the title of this woodblock print, the LIMITED-NUMBER (7/200), the publisher Watanabe printmaker, carver and printer’s names. This is an ORIGINAL woodblock print about 50 years old. This Takasawa Keiichi’s masterpiece woodblock print is one of the core collections of a large number of gorgeous, different-styled Japanese woodblock print collections in my family, which we are gradually selling. The designs of Takasawa’s woodblock prints have an individual style and are something special and beautiful. Takasawa’s Bijin-ga woodblock prints are rare, hard to find, and are highly searched for around the world. Information on Takasawa Keiichi and images of his woodblock prints can be easily found on the Internet, but his original woodblock print is hard to get. The size of the original woodblock print is 20 1/4 x 16 1/2 inches, which is MUCH LARGER than the traditional Shin Hanga woodblock prints. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. This woodblock print is not attached to any backing paper or cardboard. Strong ink bleeding can be seen through the back of the original Japanese mulberry Washi paper. All four borders are intact. The artist’s English and Japanese signatures and his chop mark are at the lower left corner of the print while the PENCIL written LIMITED-NUMBER (7/200) are in the bottom border. Except for some tape residues at the four edges of the back of this ORIGINAL woodblock print, this original woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. Original Takasawa Keiichi’s Bijin-ga woodblock prints are not easily found 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 (7/200) ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK BIJIN-GA PRINT PENCIL WRITTEN BY THE SHOWA SHIN-HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER TAKASAWA KEIICHI PUBLISHED BY WATANABE PRINTMAKER IN 1970S. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.