Beautiful woodblock print "Swan House (Atlanta)" is by Fumio Kitaoka (1918 - 2007). Printed in 1987. Very large size print. Amazing old mansion "Swan House" image in Atlanta, Georgia with stunning colors. Printed on special watermarked paper, "FUMIO KITAOKA". Titled, dated, and hand-signed on the bottom margin.
"Swan House, in this woodblock print, is an old mansion in a residential section of Atlanta. It is preserved as a historical site and maintained by the Atlanta Historical Society. Reference to the white building in the midst of a spacious 19th-century European garden and further surrounded by a large front lawn and green grove of trees as a swan is appropriately elegant. As the home of a millionaire of the day, my mind's eye can envision scenes of parties taking place nightly and attended by well-dressed ladies and gentlemen. The house happened to be closed to visitors on the day I saw it, so I was not able to go inside, but the Swan House I viewed through the baroque-style front gate very appropriately conveyed the reality of the Old South." Resources: "IMAGE OF ATLANTA" by F. Kitaoka (Leaflet)
Paper size: 24 and 7/8 x 19 inches (63 x 48.2 cm)
Image size: 21 and 1/2 x 15 and 5/8 inches (54.5 x 39.8 cm)
Sheet number: 31/100
Signed: Hand signed in pencil by artist on the bottom margin.
Condition: Very good condition. Minor paper crease on the top margin (left side) which will be easily matted out. Please see the picture.
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