Original Japanese Woodblock Print UNSODO SEAL Nishiyama Hideo Unzenamakusa National Park
This is a very beautiful and rare original Japanese woodblock print “Unzenamakusa National Park” signed by the famous Show Shin Hanga woodblock print master Nishiyama Hideo (1911-1989) published by the famous woodblock printmaker UNSODO and made in Showa 35, which is 1960 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. This is an ORIGINAL woodblock print about 58 years old. This woodblock print is from my family seven-decade old collection of Japanese woodblock prints and Asian Art. The size of this ORIGINAL woodblock print is 16 x 11 inches. Nishiyama Hideo is one of the most famous Shin Hanga woodblock print artists in the Showa Era. He was born in Kyoto in 1911. In 1954, he became the professor of Kyoto. After the WWII, he won many art prizes such as The Ministry of Education Prize in 1958 and The Japan Art Institute Prize in 1961. His work has been collected by many famous museums around the world. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. The artist’s chop mark is at the lower right corner of the print. The original publisher UNSODO CHOP MARK and carver and printer’s chop marks are in the lower left border while the title of the print “Unzenamakusa National Park”, artist’s chop mark and the date this print was made “Showa 35”, which is (1960) are in the right 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 Washi paper. This original woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. It is hard to find an original Nishiyama Hideo work of such a beautiful scene in the public nowadays and it 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 ARTIST NISHIYAMA HIDEO MADE IN SHOWA 35 (1960). IT IS NOT A RE-CUT, REPRODUCTION, OR LITHO PRINT.