Navel Stone at Rokkakudo Temple

Fu Takenaka

1975

Fine Japanese woodblock print "Heso ishi no Rokkaku san" (Navel Stone at Rokkakudo Temple} is by Fu Takenaka (1945-  ) Very nice black and white print with cheerful accent colors. Legend has it that the keystone, known as 'Heso-ishi' (navel stone) in the eastern side of the main hall is the foundation of the former main hall and it is said to be the center of Kyoto.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/4 by 15 and 3/8 inches (27.5 x 39 cm)
Image size: 8 and 1/2 by 11 and 3/4 inches (21.5 x 32.5 cm)
Sheet number: 3/200 
Date: N/A
Signed: "Fu. Takenaka" signature by hand on the bottom.
Condition: Pristine condition. Natural paper wrinkle and minor ink spots on the margin which will be easily matted out.


Collections: Fu Takenaka (1945 - )