Japanese woodblock print "Shiawaseni" (Be Happy) is by Fu Takenaka (1945- ) Very cute owl print. In Japan, owls bring luck and offer protection from suffering. The reason can be found in the Japanese name for owl, Fukuro, which can be written in different sets of characters: One with the meaning of luck ( fuku, luck; ku, to come; ro suffix used in boys' names), and the other as protection from hardship ( fu, no, kurou hardship, suffering).
Paper size: 9 by 12 and 3/4 inches (23 x 32.5 cm)
Image size: 7 and 1/4 by 9 and 1/2 inches (18.5 x 24 cm)
Sheet number: 6/27
Signed: "Fu. T" signature by hand on the bottom.
Condition: Pristine condition. Natural paper wrinkle on the margin which will be easily matted out.
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