Kaze tatsu (Blowing Wind)

Katsuyuki Nishijima


"Kaze tatsu" (Blowing Wind) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. Printed in 2011. These are paper lanterns lined up outside a traditional store in Nishijin, Kyoto. Very cheerful and colorful. Absolutely beautiful contrast.  Hand numbered, titled and signed by the artist in pencil. Artist's official red "Shima" seal on the lower left of the image. Limited edition of only 100 prints. 

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 20 and 7/8 inches wide and 14 and 7/8 inches tall (53 x 37.5 cm)
Image size: 17 and 7/8 inches wide and 10 and 3/4 inches tall (45.2 x 27 cm)
Sheet number: 8/100
Date: Printed 2011 
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima "on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition. Extremely faint ink spots (pinhead size) on right margin which are hardly noticeable and will be easily matted out.