A Great HUGE Orig Japanese Woodblock Print PENCIL Sign Limit# Motosugu Sugiyama Twilight at Sumida River 1993
This is an HUGE very beautiful and original LIMITED NUMBER (20/100) Japanese Shin Hanga woodblock print “Twilight at Sumida River” PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock master Motosugu Sugiyama (1925-) made in 1993. This is an original woodblock print about 27 years old. This 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. Motosugu Sugiyama was born in Shizuoka prefecture about 200 km west of Tokyo. He was a businessman in Tokyo until he retired in 1995 to begin his career as an artist. At the age of 50 in 1975 Sugiyama became the student of Funasaka Yoshisuke to learn the art of woodblock prints. At the age of 80, Sugiyama's woodblocks have attracted international acclaim and a fast-growing legion of collectors. Motosugu Sugiyama work can be easily found on the Internet. The print size is 24 x 18 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. The artist’s PENCIL SIGNATURE “M. Sugiyama”, the title of the print “Twilight at Sumida River” and the Limited Number “20/100” written in PENCIL and the date this print was published 1993 are in the bottom border. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. This woodblock print is not attached to any backing paper or cardboard and ink bleeding can be seen through the back of the original Japanese mulberry Washi paper. Except for some very tiny wrinkle at the lower right border, which is not very visible due to the thick original Japanese Washi paper, this ORIGINAL woodblock print is in excellent condition. It is hard to find a LIMITED NUMBER (20/100) original Japanese woodblock print of such a beautiful and rare scene PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa woodblock print master Motosugu Sugiyama 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. 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 HUGE LIMITED-NUMBER (20/100) ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS PENCIL SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER M. SUGIYAMA MADE IN 1993. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.