Original Japanese Woodblock Print PENCIL Sign Limit# Kitaoka Fumio Mountain When Spring is Approaching WATER MARK
Description & History- This is a HUGE very beautiful and original LIMITED NUMBER (33/130) Japanese Shin Hanga woodblock print “Mountain When Spring is approaching “PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock master Kitaoka Fumio (1918- ) made in 1982 with TWO Original Kitaoka WATER MARKS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. This is an ORIGINAL woodblock print about 34 years old. This woodblock print is from Dr. BenHo family seven-decade old collection of Japanese woodblock prints and Asian Art.
Artist- Kitaoka Fumio (1918- )
Medium- Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Date of Creation- Original Japanese Woodblock Print made in 1982
Print Size- 24 1/4 x 18 ¼ inches
Print Condition- The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. All four borders are intact. The artist’s PENCIL SIGNATURE “Fumio Kitaoka”, the publication date “’1982”, title of the print “Mountain When Spring is Approaching “ and the Limited Number “33/130” written in PENCIL are in the bottom border while TWO Kitaoka Fumio’s WATER MARKS are in the upper left and right corner borders. 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 Washi paper. Except for some very minor foxing in the left border, this original woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
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