Yurameki (Waver)

Kiyoshi Nakajima


This amazing Bijin-ga print "Yurameki" (Waver) is by Kiyoshi Nakajima (b.1943).  From a very small series of Bijin-ga prints. Publisher name "Kyoto Hanga in", carver name "Shigeo Kijima", printer name "Tomoo Ito" in Japanese on the lower left margin. Title "Yurameki"(Waver) in Japanese on the upper right margin. Artist name and red seal on the lower right of the image. Nakajima is very famous for his melancholy young woman usually seen outdoors in the wind. Please see very highly detailed carving, especially her individual hairlines. 

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 18 and 5/8 inches by 13 and 3/4 inches (47.5 x 35 cm)
Image size: 17 inches by 12 and 1/2 inches (43 x 30.5 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: ca 1980
Signed: Pencil signed by the artist on the bottom margin.
Condition: Outstanding condition.