Yuki (Snow)

Tatsumi Shimura


This is an amazing woodblock print "Yuki" (Snow) by Tatsumi Shimura (1907-1980). Carver; Kentaro Maeda, Printer; Ritsuzo Sato, and Publisher; Yuyudo. Carver name and printer name and red "Tatsumi Kenin" (Tatsumi seal of approval) in lower right Publisher seal on the lower left margin. 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 3/4 inches (49 x 42.5 cm)
Image size: 17 and 1/2 by 14 and 1/2 inches (33 x 33 cm)
Sheet number: 273/450
Date: Printed in 1979
Signed: Artist signature “Tatsumi” and a red seal located in the upper right of the image
Condition: Excellent condition. A few very minor spots on the image, please see the last picture. They are hardly noticeable. If you frame and hang on the wall, it is impossible to see them from a distance. (I did not notice until I took a close up picture.)