Red parasol

Shiro Kasamatsu


How pretty print this is! Self-published print. Title "Red parasol", dated on the bottom margin. Sheet number by hand and red seal "Shiro Hanga"(Shiro's woodblock) at the lower right margin corner. Please see this beautiful woodgrain, lovely colors and wonderful composition. This beautiful woman with parasol shows her nape of the neck. This brings the modest atmosphere from Japanese woman. Japanese people feel beauty of woman from the nape of the neck. Very Japanese in every respect. This is perfect handmade Japanese woodblock print by great artist. Extremely rare self-published print with limited edition. Hard to find these old self-published prints and original first edition prints nowadays.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 11 and 5/16 x 16 and 7/8 inches
Sheet number: 90/100
Date: Dated 1963
Signed: Handsigned "Shiro Kasamatsu" and artist red seal at the lower left of image
Condition: Outstanding condition. Typical some tiny ink smudge on the right and bottom margin which will be easily matted out.