Poem 70 -30 (GO)

Haku Maki

1878

Heavily embossed woodblock print "Poem 70 -30 (GO)" is by HAKU MAKI (1924-2000). Very bold abstract piece. "Go" means "words" in Japanese. A large and long print with embossed calligraphic symbols on a textured background with tiny mustard color dot & orange red accent. Titled, sheet numbered "34/153", hand signed in pencil by the artist. Artist red seal "Maki Haku" on the lower right corner of the image.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 8 and 3/4 x 24 inches (22 x 61 cm)
Image size: 7 and 1/8 and 3/8 by 21 and 3/4 inches (18 x 55.3 cm)
Sheet number: 34/153
Date: Undated
Signed: Hand signed in pencil by artist
Condition: Very good condition. Minor ink spots, minor paper crease, and minor toning on the margins which will be easily matted out. A few pinpoint size spots into the lower of the image, however, 
they are not noticeable to the casual observer unless point out. Once taped on the verso.