Yoimiya (Festival Eve Night)

Noboru Yamataka


Original limited edition by Noboru Yamataka who was born in 1926. "Yoimiya" (Festival Eve Night). We have a simple festival to perform on the previous night of the main festival of the Shinto shrine. Artist signed "Noboru Yamataka", edition number 15/70 and the title in pencil on the lower margin. Limited edition - hand signed of only 70 prints. When I was child, I could not wait for festival day. It was so excited, I weared summer Kimono and wooden clogs with fan exactly like a this print. Truly beautiful colors make warm your hearts and homesick. Truly Japan as we know it.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 14 and 5/8 inches by 10 and 5/8 inches
Sheet number: 15/70
Date: N/A
Signed: Signed on the bottom margin in pencil by the artist
Condition: It is in pristine condition with full margins, bold colors and never framed. Typical some tiny ink smudge and minor natural paper crease on the margins. Please see pictures.