Kurashiki no kaze (Kurashiki's Wind)

Katsuyuki Nishijima

1944

This beautiful woodblock print "Kurashiki no kaze" (Kurashiki's Wind) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. This area at Kurashiki is lined with weeping willows and beautiful traditional houses dating from the Edo period (1603-1868) Wonderful details with excellent bold colors and strong ink bleed through. Absolutely 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: 7/500
Date: Printed 2017
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition, never framed. The faintest ink spot into the bottom margin which will be easily matted out.