Sakura no mai (Dance of Cherry Blossoms)

Teruhide Kato

2014

Amazing woodblock print "Sakura no mai" (Dance of Cherry Blossoms) is Teruhide Kato. The absolutely beautiful spring night scene at Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto. Published by Unsodo. Teruhide Kato had studied at Kyoto Art College. He was a famous kimono fashion designer. When he was 50 years old, he decided to follow his real passion and became a traditional Kyoto woodblock artist. Success remained with the artist. After a gallery exhibition in New York and a book publication of his works titled "Kyoto Romance", he is as famous as a woodblock artist as he used to be as a kimono designer. Unfortunately, he passed away in 2015.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: about 7 inches by 15 and 1/2 inches (17.5x 39.5 cm)
Image size: about 5 and 1/8 inches by 12 and 1/2 inches (13 x 32 cm)
Sheet number: N/A - Open edition
Date: N/A
Signed: Artist red seal on the bottom margin.  
Condition: Pristine condition. Nice ink bleed through. 

Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto