Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
New York, NY, United States
DoneSun, Apr 23, 2017 4:30 PM GMT
Modern & Contemporary Japanese Prints
With this collection of Japanese Woodblock Prints, discover why the woodblock printing technique was adopted by Japan in the Edo (modern Tokyo) period (1603-1686). Featuring a variety of prints from Edo (1603-1686) and Meji (1868-1912) periods throughout the Shin hanga movement and modern prints from the late 20th century. This sale consists of prints designed from the 1930's to the present. Featured artists include some of the most prominent artists such as Paul Binnie, Kasamatsu Shiro, and Kawase Hasui. This sale reveals the nuanced techniques involved in traditional Japanese woodblock print-making. Whether capturing the likeness of a temple or a serene view of Lake Biwa, these images exemplify both fine art and elegant decoration.