Cherry blossoms

Junichiro Sekino


Very romantic woodblock print "Cherry blossoms" is by Junichiro Sekino. This is one of the many in the"Hana monogatari 12 months" (Flowers of 12 months) series. Full of cherry blossoms with Japanese castle are wonderful oriental combination. The white "dots" on the print represents petals flowing harmoniously with the fresh spring breeze. This print is a nice representation of typical Japanese spring season, which lures tourists from all around the world. Printed on special watermarked paper, "Jun. Sekino".

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 5/8 by 14 and 1/2 inches (27 x 36.7 cm)
Image size: 8 and 1/4 by 8 inches (21 x 20.3 cm)
Sheet number: 55/89
Date: Printed 1973-1974
Signed: "Jun. Sekino" signature by hand on the bottom.
Condition: Outstanding condition.