Hinaga (Long day)

Katsuyuki Nishijima


Cute woodblock print "Hinaga" (Long day) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. This scene is Higashiyama Kogei in Maruyama, Kyoto. The green Noren cloth in the right; this Noren cloth has "Shima" from "Nishijima"(Kanji says Nishi-shima). Sometimes he hides these little treats for us to find in his umbrellas or Noren.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 13 and 1/8 inches wide and 10 and 1/8 inches tall (33 x 25.5cm)
Image size: 10 and 3/4 inches wide and 7 and 3/4 inches tall (27 x 19.5cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: First printed in 1976
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition. Faintest ink smudge on the margin which is hardly noticeable and will be easily matted out.