Welcome to SAKURA FINE ARTWe specialize in Meiji, shin hanga, sosaku hanga and contemporary Japanese woodblock prints, etchings, and specialty prints. Personal relationships with contemporary artists and vendors have been developed over generations. We physically hand select each print in Japan. We are continually expanding our galleries and occasionally releasing items from our own private collection. Most items are one of a kind. Our inventory is constantly changing which requires us to update often. Several times a week is not uncommon.
Adorable cat print "Pose (13) W" is by Tadashige Nishida. Printed 2011. Very cute white cat against vivid red background. Very strong colors and wonderful contrast. Nishida has very beautiful black cat who has very big eyes like a this cat in this print. This charming cat print would be perfect for cat lovers.
Paper size: 12 and 1/8 x 16 and 1/8 inches (30.8 x 40.8 cm)
Image size: 8 and 7/8 x 12 and 7/8 inches (22.4 x 32.7 cm)
Sheet number: 111/120
Signed: Handsigned in pencil by artist on the bottom margin.
Condition: Pristine condition. Faintest ink spot into right margin which will be easily matted out.
This peaceful print " Yamazato Shunko " ( Spring Light at Mountain Village ) is by Tatsuo Kawashima. Lovely spring image with cherry blossom and sunlight over the mountain. Unique composition. Limited edition size is only 100 sheets.
Paper size: 17 and 3/4 inches by 13 and 1/2 inches (45 x 34.3 cm)
Image size: 15 and 3/4 inches by 11 and 3/8 inches (39.5 x 28.5 cm)
Sheet number : 33/100
Date: Printed 2015
Signed: Hand signed "T. Kawashima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition. Typical minor paper creases and ink smudges on the margins which will be easily matted out.
Fine Japanese woodblock print " Tree Scene 150 " is by Hajime Namiki. Truly beautiful image of centrally placed moon in the forest. Wonderful composition and fine contrast. Really striking Japanese woodblock print by Namiki.
Paper size: 19 and 5/8 inches by 11 and 1/4 inches (50 x 28.5 cm)
Image size: 16 and 1/2 inches by 8 and 1/4 inches (42 x 21 cm)
Sheet number: 19/200
Signed: Artist signed "Hajime Namiki" by pencil on the bottom margin.
Condition: Pristine condition.
This amazing Bijin ga print "Yuagari" (After the Bath) is by Seien Shima (1892-1970). This print is one of "Twelve Aspects of Woman". Originally published 1924. This print is later edition by Aratama Kanko Kai (Foreign people call Ishu Kanko kai). Limited edition of 100 prints published. Printed on the beautiful Japanese Washi paper with "Sanso" water marked. Supervisor name, Dr. Muneshige Narasaki, Carver name, Shigeru Koike, Printer name is Matasaburo Uchikawa and publisher red moneybag seal on the lower left margin. Please see incredible Bokashi shading and very highly detailed carving, specially her individual hairs. Wonderful mica background. Very Japanese in every respect. This Bijin ga print shows cool beauty very well.
Paper size: 13 inches by 19 inches (33 x 48 cm)
Image size: 10 and 5/8 inches by 16 and 1/2 inches (27 x 42 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Originally published 1930. This print is later edition. (Showa)
Signed: Seien's signature in the image at lower left
Condition: Pristine condition. Full margins and never framed.