The Year of the Rabbit, 1987

Clifton Karhu

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This unique woodblock print is by Clifton Karhu. Artist's block signed with red seal and English translation "A RABBIT HAS EARS TO HEAR, LEGS TO JUMP,  A VOICE THAT'S SOFT, AND NO TALE LEAVE BEHIND" on the left and Japanese translation "Fukumimi wa mimide. Shogai wa koguchide. Jinsei wa onashi" in Japanese on the right. Please notice silver mica on this lovely rabbit. Very fantastic image. This new year greeting (1987) was for his friend. This print has vertical fold marks because artist folded and sent to his friend. 

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size:  24 and 1/2 inches wide by 7 and 7/8 inches tall (62cm x 20cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: 1987 
Signed: Artist's block signed with red seal 
Condition: Good condition for its age. This print has vertical fold marks. Tape residue on the left edge,  some foxing on the left margin which will be matted out.