Great Orig Japanese Woodblock Print LIM# PENCIL SIGN Shiro Takagi Hirosaki Castle Sunset 1972
This is a very beautiful and rare LIMITED-NUMBER (51/200) original Japanese woodblock print “Hirosaki Castle Sunset” PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Shiro Takagi (1934-) made in 1972 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. This is an original woodblock print about 45 years old. This original 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. To see more on my family Japanese woodblock print and Asian art collection, please search for shinhangagallery. Hirosaki Castle is a hirayama-style Japanese castle constructed in 1611. It was the seat of the Tsugaru clan, a 47,000 koku tozama daimyō clan who ruled over Hirosaki Domain, Mutsu Province, in what is now central Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. The print size is 16 x 11 1/2 inches. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. The artist PENCIL Signature “S. Takagi”, the LIMITED-NUMBER (51/200), the date this print was made "1972" and the title of the print “Hirosaki Castle Sunset” are in the bottom border of the print. 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 the original Japanese Washi paper. This original woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. 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 (51/200) ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT PENCIL SIGNED BY THE SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER SHIRO TAKAGI MADE IN 1972. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.