Hanashobu (Iris)

Shiro Kasamatsu


Hand written Japanese title "Hanashobu", dated 1958 (this is block), edition number 164/200 by hand and red seal "Shiro Hanga"(Shiro's woodblock) in bottom margin. Extremely rare self-published print. Hard to find these old self-published prints and original first edition prints nowadays.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 11 and 1/4 x 16 and 1/8 inches
Sheet number: 164/200
Date: dated 1958
Signed: Handsigned "Shiro Kasamatsu" and red seal at the lower right of image.
Condition: Very good condition for it's age. Typical ink smudge and some very faint brown spots on the margins from it's old age.