A Huge Original Japanese Woodblock Print PENCIL SIGN Chizuko Yoshida Don’t Waste Spring
This is a Huge very beautiful and special original Japanese woodblock “Don’t Waste Spring” PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Shin-Hanga artist Chizuko Yoshida (1924-) made in 1986. This is an ORIGINAL woodblock print about 33 years old. This woodblock print is from my family seven-decade old collection of Japanese woodblock prints and Asian Art. Chizuko Yoshida is one of the most famous Shin-Hanga woodblock artists in Showa Era. She is also a member of Yoshida family. Information on Chizuko Yoshida and the prices of his woodblock prints can be found through any search engine such as http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/16134/lot/5060/. The size of this Print is 25 x 17 1/2 inches which is MUCH LARGER than the traditional Shin Hanga woodblock print. The artist’s PENCIL SIGNATURE, the title of this print “Don’t Waste Spring”, LIMITED-NUMBER (31/150) and the year this print was made 1986 are in the bottom border of the print. All four borders are intact. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. 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 Washi paper. Except for some very minor and light foxing in the bottom border, which does not affect the images, this original woodblock print is in good condition. Please examine the photos. It is hard to find such a HUGE beautiful original Japanese woodblock print PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Ito Shinsui 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 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. If buyer chooses to mail by international priority mail with tracking and limited insurance, it costs around $55. 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 HUGE ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT PENCIL SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER CHIZUKO YOSHIDA MADE IN 1986. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.