EXTRA LARGE Orig Japanese Woodblock Print Geisha Maiko Tateishi Harumi
This is an EXTRA LARGE, very beautiful and rare original Japanese woodblock print “Geisha, Maiko” signed by the Showa woodblock print master Tateishi Harumi (1906-1994) made In Showa Era. This woodblock print is one of the core collections of a large number of Asian art and Japanese woodblock print collections in my family. We are gradually selling them. Tateishi Harumi is one of the most famous Showa woodblock artists, specializing in “Female Image”. His woodblock prints are highly searched for by collectors around the world. The woodblock print is 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches, which is MUCH LARGER than the traditional Shin Hanga woodblock prints. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. All 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 Japanese mulberry paper. The artist’s signature and his chop mark are at the lower right corner in the border. This woodblock print has been preserved carefully in my family during the past decades. Except some very minor wrinkles at the lower right corner in the border around the artist’s chop mark, this woodblock print is in excellent condition. It is hard to find such an EXTRA LARGE Beautiful ORIGINAL Japanese woodblock print from Tateishi Harumi in the public nowadays. This woodblock print is definitely an incredible piece for collecting. Please examine the photos. 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 AN EXTRA LARGE ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT SIGNED BY THE SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER TATEISHI HARUMI MADE IN SHOWA ERA. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.