Ikoi (Relaxation)

Tatsumi Shimura


This extremely rare woodblock print "Ikoi" (Relaxation) is by Tatsumi Shimura (1907-1980). Limited Edition 105 of 300.  Limited edition size of only 300 sheets. Carver name; Kentaro Maeda, Printer name; Ritsuzo Sato on the lower right margin. Large red "Tatsumi Kenin" seal in the lower right margin reads, "Tatsumi seal of approval". A beautiful woman's image at her relaxing time. This cool beauty in summer Kimono is truly elegant. This print is extremely rare and highly desirable for collectors. 

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 19 and 5/8 by 16 and 1/4 inches (50 x 41 cm)
Image size: 17 by 1/4  by 7 and 1/8 inches (43.7 x 37 cm)
Sheet number: 105/300 
Date: N/A
Signed: Artist name“Tatsumi” and a red seal located in the lower right of the image
Condition: Excellent condition. Tape residue on verso as shown. The image part is superb.