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A Great Orig Japanese Woodblock Print Wata Sanzo LIMIT No. ORIGINAL EDITION Baseball Tournament Kyoto Hanga Printmaker Showa 30 (1955)

$ 149.00

This is a very beautiful, special, LIMITED No. 12, Original Japanese Shin Hanga woodblock print “Baseball tournament” from the rare Series "Showa Professional Description" signed by the famous Japanese Shin Hanga woodblock print Master Wata Sanzo (1883 - 1968) carrying the ORIGINAL EDITION MARK published by Kyoto Hanga Printmaker made in August Showa 31 (1956).  This is an original woodblock print about 65 years old. This woodblock print is from my family seven-decade Japanese woodblock prints and Asian Arts collections.  The size of this ORIGINAL woodblock print is 16 3/4 x 14 inches.  The artist's signature, his chop mark and the title of this print “Baseball Tournament” are at the upper right corner of the print while the series name, publication date August Showa 31 (1956), ORIGINAL EDITION CHOP MARK, publisher’s name and chop mark, LIMITED-NUMBER 12, and carver and printer’s chop seals are in the left border. 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 Washi mulberry paper. Except for a very light foxing spot at the boundary line between images and top border, this original woodblock print is in good condition. Shipping is $16 anywhere in US by USPS priority mail with insurance and tracking.  International shipping charges are US$25 through 1st class 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. All items will be shipped together. THIS IS A LIMITED-NUMBER (12), ORIGINAL-EDITION JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER WATA SANZO PUBLISHED BY THE FAMOUS KYOTO HANGA PRINTMAKER IN AUGUST SHOWA 31 (1956).  IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.(SF022_20200621_2)

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