Botan Yuki ( Large Snowflakes )

Keiichi Takasawa

1096

Truly romantic woodblock print. Japanese title is "Botan Yuki" ( Large Snowflakes). Publisher is Yuyudo. Carver name is Kentaro Maeda and printer name is Tadao Endo on the lower left margin. Her white skin, Kimono, and snow show absolutely beautiful contrast against dark blue background. Also her red lips, red inner of Kimono and hair ornament add beauty into this lovely print.

Technique: Woodblock
Print size: 16 and 3/8 x 20 and 1/2 inches
Image size: 15 x 18 and 1/4 inches
Sheet number: 237/470
Date: Ca. 1970
Signed: Handsigned in pencil by artist
Condition: Excellent condition. Slightly wavy on top and bottom margin. Once taped on top of verso