Iseki (Japanese Loach fish Restaurant "ISEKI")

Katsuyuki Nishijima


"ISEKI" (Japanese Loach fish Restaurant "ISEKI") is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. Printed in 2005. This is a very famous Japanese loach fish restaurant in Fukagawa, Tokyo. Noren cloth and paper lantern say "Dojo" (Loach). Hand signed in pencil, hand-titled in Japanese and hand numbered by the artist, limited edition number 189/500. Wonderful details with strong colors. Excellent shading, bold colors, and strong ink bleed through. Genuine handmade Japanese woodblock print. Very neat atmosphere. Nishijima's umbrella prints are very attractive and most popular. Very beautiful contrast.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 17 and 1/4 inches wide and 12 and 1/2 inches tall (43.5 x 31.5 cm)
Image size: 14 and 7/8 inches wide and 10 and 1/8 inches tall (38 x 25.5 cm)
Sheet number: 193/500
Date: Printed 2005
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition, never framed. Extremely minor paper crease on the margin which will be easily matted out.