Original Japanese Woodblock Print Shin Hanga Ito Shinsui Bijin-ga Eighteen Generation Beauty
Description & History- This is a HUGE very beautiful, and special original Japanese woodblock print “Eighteen Generation Beauty” signed by the famous Taisho/Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Ito Shinsui (1898-1974) made in Showa Era (1925~1987) IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. This is an original woodblock print about 40 years old. This woodblock print is from Dr. BenHo family seven-decade Japanese woodblock prints and Asian Arts collections.
Artist- Shinsui Ito (1898-1974). Ito Shinsui belongs to the great masters of the Shin Hanga movement. In 1952 the Japanese government declared his artwork an intangible national treasure, the highest public award a Japanese artist could achieve.
Medium- Woodblock Print
Date of Creation- Original, early 1970s
Print Size- 19 ½ x 16 1/2 inches
Print Condition- The artist’s signature and his chop mark are at the lower right corner of the print while the title of this woodblock print “Eighteen Generation Beauty”, the publisher’s chop mark “MoMoSe”, the carver and printer’s chop marks are in the right border. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers on the original Japanese Washi paper. 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 paper. Four borders are intact. This original woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
Payment- Any credit card, visa, master card, PayPal, 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- Shipping is $16 anywhere in US by USPS priority mail with insurance and tracking. International shipping charges are US$35 through 1st class airmail WITHOUT insurance, buyers will have to assume all the risks during the mailing. If you choose to mail by international priority mail with tracking and limited insurance, it costs around $50. 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.