Matsushima (Islands)

Junichiro Sekino


Matsushima (Islands),  From Okuno hosomichi series. Very fresh and amazing colors. You can see beautiful woodgrain on the sea. Printed on special watermarked paper, "Jun. Sekino". Title "Matsushima" and artist red seal "Jun" in lower right corner of the image. Very large size print. Excellent condition. Wonderful contrast and composition. This print shows the beauty of nature at Matsushima very nicely.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 21 and 1/4 by 16 and 3/4 inches (54 x 42.5 cm)
Image size: 17 and 7/8 by 13 inches (45.5 x 33 cm)
Sheet number: 57/128
Date: 1983
Signed: Hand-signed "Jun Sekino" on the bottom margin
Condition: Outstanding condition.



Located half an hour outside of Sendai, Matsushima is famous for its bay, which is dotted by many pine clad islets and has been ranked one of Japan's three most scenic views for centuries. With its stunning island scenery, the place is frequented by visitors all year round.