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Shitaku (Preparations)

Tatsumi Shimura


This is a breathtaking woodblock print "Shitaku" (Preparations) is by Tatsumi Shimura (1907-1980). Carver; Kentaro Maeda, Printer; Takeshi Uesugi, and Publisher; Yuyudo. Carver name and printer name on the lower right margin and publisher seal on the lower left margin. Red "Tatsumi Kenin" seal in lower right margin reads, "Tatsumi seal of approval". Colors are vivid and vibrant and in layers. Lightly embossed. Absolutely stunning original Japanese handmade woodblock print.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 19 and 1/4 inches by 16 and 1/4 inches (49 x 41 cm)
Image size: 17 and 5/8 by 14 and 3/4 inches (47.2 x 37.5 cm)
Sheet number: 431/450
Date: 1987
Signed: Artist signature “Tatsumi” and a red seal located in lower right of the image
Condition: Excellent condition. Two minor tape stains on the bottom edge on verso, it shows from the front. Please see the pictures.




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