Original Japanese Woodblock Print Asano Takeji Showa 6 May 28th (1931)
This is a very beautiful and special Japanese woodblock print signed by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Asano Takeji (1900-1999) made in May 28th of Showa 6, which is 1931. This is an ORIGINAL woodblock print about 88 years old. This 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. 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 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. The artist’s signature and the title of the print are is at the lower left corner of the print while the publication date “May 28th Showa 6” and another artist signature and his chop mark are in the left border of the print. Four borders are intact. Except for two places in the top border covered with residual paper of previous front mat, which do not affect the images at all, this ORIGINAL woodblock print is in good condition. Please examine the photos. It is hard to find an original Asano Takeji’s woodblock print of such a special scene published in Showa 6 (1931) 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 PUBLISHED IN MAY 28th OF SHOWA 6 (1931). IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.