Original Japanese Woodblock Print PENCIL Sign Limit# Kitaoka Fumio Shirakami Shitsugen
Description & History- This is a HUGE very beautiful, LIMITED NUMBER (171/200) original Japanese Shin Hanga woodblock print “Shirakami Shitsugen “PENCIL SIGNED by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock master Kitaoka Fumio (1918-) made in 1997 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. This is an ORIGINAL woodblock print about 19 years old. This woodblock print is from Dr. Ben 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 1997
Print Size- 24 x 18 3/4 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 “’1997”, title of the print “Shirakami Shitsugen “ and the Limited Number “171/200” written in PENCIL are in the bottom border. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. 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 a minor wrinkle in the left border and two minor wrinkles in the right border, which have been there since the print was first made, this original woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
Payment- Any credit card, visa, master card, PayPal, 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- Shipping is $16 anywhere in US by USPS priority mail with insurance and tracking. Due to the recent postage raise for the large dimension international mail, international shipping charges are US$35 through 1st class airmail WITHOUT insurance, buyers will have to assume all the risks during the mailing. If you choose to mail by international priority mail with tracking and limited insurance, it costs around $50. We do combined shipping. If more than one item is purchased at the same time, the highest shipping cost will be charged. All items will be shipped together.