Huge Orig Japanese Woodblock Print PENCIL Limit# Kawanishi Yuzaburo Himeji Castle
This is a HUGE, very beautiful, colorful, rare and LIMITED-EDITION (23/150) ORIGINAL Japanese woodblock print masterpiece “Himeji Castle” PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa Sosaku Hanga woodblock print master Kawanishi Yuzaburo (1923-) made in 1970s IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. This is an original woodblock print about 40 years old. 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. Yuzaburo Kawanishi, the son of Hide Kawanishi, born in 1923, exhibited with Nihon Hanga Kyokai from 1942. His woodblock prints have been collected by many famous museums around the world such as the Tokyo Fine Art Museum and Kobe Modern Art Museum, and have been highly searched for by collectors around the world. Information about Yuzaburo Kawanishi and the prices of his woodblock prints can be easily found on Internet. The size of this woodblock print is 21 x 15 1/4 inches, which is MUCH LARGER than the traditional Shin-Hanga print. The artist’s chop mark is at the lower left corner of the print while the artist’s PENCIL SIGNATURE, PENCIL written title of this print “Himeji Castle” and the LIMITED-EDITION (23/150) are in the bottom border of the print. 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 original mulberry Washi paper. This ORIGINAL woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. It is hard to find an original Kawanishi Yuzaburo’s masterpiece woodblock print 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. If full payment is not received in 7 days, the items will be re-listed for sale. THIS IS A LIMITED-NUMBER (23/150) ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT PENCIL SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER KAWANISHI YUZABURO MADE IN 1970S. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.