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- Hitomachi-gao (Wating for customers) - Katsuyuki Nishijima - SAKURA FINE ART

- Hitomachi-gao (Wating for customers) -

Katsuyuki Nishijima


The charming woodblock print "Hitomachi-gao" (Wating for customers) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. This store is a very famous sweets shop "Honke Nishio Yatsuhashi" in Shogoin, Kyoto.  Shigaraki tanuki (statue) is an adorable creature with 8 lucky meanings often seen on the front porch of houses and the entrance of stores or restaurants in Japan. Please note this is small size print paper  6 inches x 8 inches.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 6 inches wide and 8 inches tall (15 x 20.5 cm)
Image size: 4 and 1/4 inches wide and 6 and 1/4 inches tall (11 x 16 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: First printed in 2000 
Signed: Block- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition. A pinhead size ink spot on the top margin edge which will be easily matted out. 


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