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A Huge Orig Japanese Woodblock Print PENCIL Sign Limit# Masakane Yonekura Nude and Cross 1978

$ 499.00

This is a HUGE very beautiful and LIMITED NUMBER (216/250) ORIGINAL Japanese Shin Hanga woodblock print “Nude and Cross “ PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock master Masakane Yonekura (1939-2014) made in 1978.  This is an ORIGINAL woodblock print about 42 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.  Masakane Yonekura (Japanese: 米倉 斉加年; c. 1934 – 26 August 2014) was a Japanese stage director, actor, author and illustrator who was one of the central members of the Gekidan Mingei theatre company.  His ORIGINAL woodblock prints are highly searched for and worth a lot of money.  The information of Masakane Yonekura and the price of his woodblock prints can be found on the Internet.  The print size is 19 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches, which is 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 “Masakane Yonekura”,  the Limited Number “216/250” and the year this print was made “1978” written in PENCIL are in the bottom border while the artist’s printed signature is at the upper right corner.  The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers.   This ORIGINAL 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 Washi paper.  Except for some very minor foxing, this original woodblock print is in good condition.  It is hard to find a LIMITED-NUMBER (216/250) original Japanese woodblock print of such a beautiful and rare scene PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa woodblock print master Masakane Yonekura 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 (216/250) ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT PENCIL SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER MASAKANE YONEKURA MADE IN 1978.  IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.


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