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- Suiren ni asobu (Playing with Water Lilies) -

Chizuko Yoshida


The fantastic woodblock print 'Suiren ni asobu' (Playing with Water Lilies) is by Chizuko Yoshida (1924–2017). This large print captures the delicate beauty of butterflies flying like they are playing with water lilies, evoking a sense of elegance. The Japanese title, artist's signature, and artist's red seal are in the lower right corner of the image. The handwritten title 'Suiren ni asobu' in pencil is on the bottom margin. It is signed by the artist in pencil on the bottom margin as well.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 16 and 1/4 x 20 and 7/8 inches (41.5 x 53 cm)
Image size: 13 x 17 and 1/4 inches (33 x 44 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Ca.1985
Signed: Pencil-signed "Chizuko Yoshida" by the artist on the bottom margin
Condition: Very good condition, with a slight mat line on the margins that can be easily matted out. Once taped on the edges of the verso.


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