Jones Beach, N.Y

Unichi Hiratsuka

1893

Very cute black and white print "Jones Beach, N.Y" is by Unichi Hiratsuka (1985-1997). Unichi Hiratsuka is well known as Master of Black and White.  The bottom margin has the title "Jones Beach, N.Y" in Japanese-, hand-signed Un-ichi Hiratsuka, dated 1983, sheet number 33/88. Artist red seal on the left edge of the image.  People are relaxing on the beach, it is very heartwarming and pleasant.

Unichi Hiratsuka is called "father of the Sosaku Hanga" and one of the very famous artists of 21st century Japanese art. He said “Printing in black on white is often considered the first step of technique, but it is actually the final point. The most beautiful range of color is black and white”

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 12 and 1/8 x 11 inches (31 x 28 cm)
Image size: 8 and 1/2 x 7 inches (21.5 x 18 cm)
Sheet number: 33/88
Date: 1983
Signed: Signed by the artist in pencil along the lower margin.
Condition:  Excellent condition. Faint ink smudges and minor paper scuff on the margin which will be easily matted out.