HUGE Orig Japanese Woodblock Print Sadao Watanabe Shepherd LIMITED-NUMBER
This is a HUGE LIMITED-NUMBER (41/50) very special original Japanese woodblock print “Shepherd” signed by the famous Showa modern woodblock print master Sadao Watanabe (1913-1996) made in 1964. This is an original woodblock print more than 54 years old. This woodblock print is one of the core collections of a large number of gorgeous, different-styled Japanese woodblock print and Asian art collections in my family, which we are gradually selling. Prints by Sadao Watanabe are rather rare and expensive. The prints by Sadao Watanabe are collected in major museums like the Tokyo Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and certainly some more. Sadao Watanebe’s woodblock prints are shown at the following link and are sold for thousand dollars. https://www.google.com/search?q=%22Sadao+Watanabe+%22+woodblock&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=6rf_UoDAH8ryoASIl4CQBg&ved=0CCcQsAQ&biw=1390&bih=711. The print size is 25 x 22 1/2 inches, which is MUCH LARGER than the traditional Shin Hanga woodblock print. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. All four borders are intact. The artist’s signature and the date this print was made “1964” are in the right bottom border of the print while the LIMITED-NUMBER (41/50) is in the left bottom border. This original 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. Except for many pinhole and tiny tear repairs in the back of the print, which is not very visible from the front of the print, this HUGE original woodblock print is in good condition. Please examine the photos. It is hard to find such a beautiful original Japanese woodblock print signed by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Sadao Watanabe 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 HUGE ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT SIGNED BY THE SHOWA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER SADAO WATANABE IN 1964. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.