Fantastic print "Scorpio" (Constellation Series) is by Yukio Fukazawa (1924 -2017). Very impressive print with fine contrast. One eye attracts the audience in silence. This print would be great for someone who is a Scorpio (birthday 10/24 -11/22). This is pencil signed "Y. Fukuzawa", dated '73 and numbered 26/100 by the artist. Limited edition size of only 100 prints. Sticker "Scorpio" (Constellation Series) by Yukio Fukuzawa" in Japanese ( Seiza series, Sasori za) on the verso. Please see the picture.
Technique: Aquatint, mezzotint, etching, and roulette
Paper size: 19 and 1/4 x 23 and 5/8 inches (49 x 60 cm)
Image size: 14 and 3/8 x 17 and 1/2inches (36.5 x 44.5 cm)
Sheet number: 26/100
Signed: Pencil signed "Y. Fukazawa" on the bottom margin.
Condition: Outstanding condition. An ink smudge on verso.
Yukio Fukazawa was born in 1924 in Yamanashi, Japan. He is a Japanese printmaker, especially well known for his etching. Also, he was also a Professor at Tama Art University. He has produced mainly mezzotint and etching prints. He is considered to be one of the leading artists in postwar etching prints in Japan. His work is found in multiple museum collections including the New York Modern Art Museum and the Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art.
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