Blue Line of Paris

Junichiro Sekino

1946

Very rare woodblock print "Paris aosen" (Blue Line of Paris)  is by Junichiro Sekino. My eyes were just caught by this dramatic night image of Paris with striking color.  Truly beautiful print in its sophistication and simplicity. Amazing details and unique composition. Printed on special watermarked paper, "Jun. Sekino".

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 25 by 9 and 1/4 inches (63.5 x 23.5 cm)
Image size: 21 and 1/2 by 5 and 3/8 inches (54.5 x 13.5 cm)
Sheet number: 3/150
Date: N/A
Signed: Hand-signed "Jun. Sekino"  pencil on the bottom
Condition: Good condition. Minor paper crease and soils on the margins which will be easily matted out. Small stickers remain to verso as shown. The image is superb.