Kobushi 1 (Kobushi Magnoria 1)

Hajime Namiki

1882

This pretty flower print "Kobushi 1"(Kobushi Magnolia 1) is by Hajime Namiki who was born in 1947.  This print was limited edition of only 300 prints. Printed 2009. Signed "H. Namiki" with red seal, limited edition number 123/300, date and the title in pencil on the lower margin. Truly beautiful and gorgeous woodblock print.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 8 inches by 18 and 1/2 inches  (20.3 x 47 cm)
Image size: 5 and 1/8 inches by 15 and 3/4 inches (13 x 40 cm)
Sheet number: 123/300
Date: 2009
Signed: Artist signed "H. Namiki" by pencil on the bottom margin.
Condition: Pristine condition.

Personally, I really like "Kobushi Magnolia". This flower looks like mini size flower of Magnolia. This tiny flower is very cute and lovely. It blooms in the early spring, showing white flowers with hints of pale pink and have a pleasant fragrance.