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Tanabata (Evening of the Seventh)

Iwao Akiyama


The beautiful woodblock print "Tanabata" (Evening of the Seventh) is by Iwao Akiyama (1921-2014 ). Printed on tasteful Japanese washi paper. The poem says "I am pouring Sake (Japanese Sake) by myself at "Evening of the Seventh" in rain alone. This print is very humorous. 

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 12 inches by 18 inches (30 x 46 cm)
Sheet number: 7/100 
Date: 1983
Signed: Hand signed in pencil by the artist
Condition: Pristine condition