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ARTIST: TAMAMI SHIMA (b. 1937-1999)
TITLE: HORSES IN FENCE
YEAR: 1961
TYPE: WOODBLOCK
SIGNED: YES IN PENCIL
EDITION SIZE: 100. NUMBER 53 / 100
DIMENSION: SHEET: 16 1/2" x 23". IMAGE: 14" x 21"
VERSO: GALLERY LABEL (M M SHINO AND ASSOCIATES) AS SEEN IN IMAGES
THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF TAMAMI SHIMA'S WORK.
BORN IN HIROSAKI IN AOMORI PREFECTURE. IN 1958 SHE GRADUATED FROM THE WOMENS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS IN TOKYO. HER WORKS WERE WIDELY PROMOTED IN THE WEST AFTER SHE RECEIVED A GRANT IN 1962 . ONE OF HER FAVORITE IMAGES ARE OF HORSES DISPLAYED IN A MODERN DESIGN STYLE. TAMAMI SHIMA'S WORKS DISPLAY HER MASTERLY OF INTEGRATING WOODGRAIN PATTERNS OF THE BLOCKS INTO THE IMAGES.
EXCELLENT CONDITION ASIDE FROM A FEW SMUDGES IN WHITE MARGIN ONLY.

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TAMAMI SHIMA (b. 1937-1999) JAPANESE- Woodblock 1961

Estimate $750 - $850Oct 30, 2016