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A Huge Orig Japanese Woodblock Print Limit# Pencil Sign Takasawa Keiichi Nude Incense Burner (2)

$ 999.00

This is a HUGE, LIMITED-NUMBER (56/470), very beautiful and special ORIGINAL Japanese woodblock print “Nude Incense Burner (2)” PENCIL SIGNED BY the famous Shin-Hanga woodblock print master Takasawa Keiichi (1914-1984) published by YuYuDo printmaker in 1970s IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. 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 the original woodblock print is hard to get.  The size of the original woodblock print is 21 x 15 3/4 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 signature are at the lower right corner of the print while the artist PENCIL SIGNATURE “Takasawa Keiichi” and LIMITED-NUMBER (56/470) in Pencil are in the bottom border . There is a publisher’s YuYuDo chop mark in the lower right border.  As far as I can tell there are no defects, foxing, or stains, 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.  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 (56/470) ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK BIJIN-GA PRINT PENCIL SIGNED BY THE SHOWA SHIN-HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER TAKASAWA KEIICHI PUBLISHED BY YUYUDO PRINTMAKER IN 1970S.  IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT. (SF22_20200621_1)

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