Akafuku "Sweets Shop Akafuku"

Katsuyuki Nishijima


Fine black and white woodblock print "Akafuku" (Sweet Shop Akafuku) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. This print is one of Nishijima's newest series with only black & white. This store is very famous sweets shop "Akafuku" in Ise, Mie Prefecture.  The wooden sign says "Akafuku, established in Hoei 4nen (since 1707)"  Absolutely beautiful contrast.  

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 17 and 1/4 inches wide and 12 and 1/2 inches tall (43.5x31.5cm)
Image size: 15 inches wide and 10 and 1/8 inches tall (38x26cm)
Sheet number: 2/500
Date: Printed 2018
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition, never framed. Extremely minor paper crease on the top margin (left corner) which will be easily matted out.