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Lot 0094
Japanese Woodblock Print, 1974 -- Kadokawa Publisher -- Limited Edition #57/100

SIZE IN INCHES: 11 3/4 x 16 1/4 (+ margins)

COMMENTS:Soft "bokashi" shading, light "gauffrage" (embossing), highly detailed. Sold Out.

YOSHIO OKADA produced a number of prints in the mid-1970s and early 1980s and then seems to have abruptly left the Japanese print world. He is well known for his Genji Monogatari designs that were commissioned by a Japanese newspaper to accompany a serialized version of the story written by the well-known writer Tanabe Seiko. It ran on Sundays for a year, and when it was done, the illustrations and story were published in book form.

Condition

Fine -- no flaws

Starting Bid

$900.00

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