A Great Large Orig Japanese Woodblock Print LIMIT# PENCIL Sign Kurosaki Akira EMBROIDER MARK Smithsonian Museum
This is an Extra Large, very beautiful, and special LIMITED-NUMBER (1/15) original Japanese Shin Hanga woodblock print “Smithsonian Museum” PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Japanese contemporary Shin Hanga woodblock print Master Kurosaki Akira (1937 - ) with the original EMBROIDER MARK “S.UGHIYAMA” made in 1970s. This is an ORIGINAL woodblock print about 50 years old. This woodblock print is from my family seven-decade old collection of Japanese woodblock prints and Asian Art. To see more on my family Japanese woodblock print and Asian art collection, please search for shinhangagallery.com. Akira Kurosaki graduated from Kyoto College of Crafts and Textiles. He has exhibited widely in and outside Japan, among others at the renowned print biennales in Maastricht, Tokyo, Krakow, Lubljana, Paris and Norway. The artist covers a wide spectrum of styles and techniques including abstract images. Works by the artist are in international museums like The British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Museum of Modern Art (moma) in New York and the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo. The size of this woodblock print is 18 3/4 x 13 1/4 inches, which is LARGER than the traditional Shin-Hanga woodblock prints. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. 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. The artist’s PENCIL SIGNED SIGNATURE “Kurosaki”, PENCIL WRITTEN title of this woodblock print “Smithsonian Museum”, and the LIMITED-NUMBER “1/15” are in the bottom border. At the lower right corner of the bottom border, there is a special EMBROIDER MARK “S.UGHIYAMA”. Except for a minor foxing spot in the bottom border and a smll tiny wrinkle in the lower right border, which all do not affect the images, this original woodblock print is in very good condition. 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 ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER KUROSAKI AKIRA (11937-) MADE IN 1970S. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.