Orig Japanese Woodblock Print Asano Takeji Gio Rain Showa 39 (1964)
This is a very beautiful and special original Japanese woodblock print “Gio Rain” signed by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Asano Takeji (1900-1999) made in Showa 30 and published in Showa 39, which is 1964 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. This is an original woodblock print about 54 years old. This woodblock print is one of the core collection of a large number of gorgeous, different-styled Japanese woodblock print collections in my family, which we are gradually selling. Asano Takeji is one of the most famous Shin Hanga woodblock print artists in the Showa Era. He is as famous as Kawase Hasui, Koitsu, and Yoshida with whom he opened a new Era of Ukiyoe and formed the core of Shin-Hanga. The information of Asano Takeji is at the following link. https://www.google.com/search?q=asano+takeji&rlz=1C1VASU_enUS540US542&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjEtauVndjeAhVfFzQIHZyfCNUQ_AUIDigB&biw=1536&bih=750&dpr=1.25. The print size is 12 x 10 1/2 inches. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. The artist’s signature, his chop mark, the publication date Showa 30 (1955) and the title of this print “Gio Rain” are at the lower right corner of the print while another publication date Showa 39 (1964) and the chop mark “Asano print” are in the lower left border. Four borders are intact. This woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. Please examine the photos. It is hard to find an original Asano Takeji’s woodblock print of such a special scene 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. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS SHOWA SHIN HANGA WOODBLOCK PRINT MASTER ASANO TAKEJI MADE IN SHOWA 39, WHICH IS 1965. IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.