1922 - 1993
BLUE WITH RED
Woodcut printed in colors, 1987, initialed in pencil, dated and numbered 188/200 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), on Eichizen Kozo Mashi paper, printed by Tadashi Toda at Shi-un-do Print Shop, Kyoto, with the blindstamp of the publisher, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, framed
image: 855 by 585 mm 33¾ by 23 in
sheet: 950 by 645 mm 37⅜ by 25⅜ in
With full margins, in good condition overall apart from creasing in the margins, most apparent at top sheet edge and lower left margin. Pale uneven discoloration at sheet edges and some faint traces of surface soiling. Verso with some spots of pale discoloration and remains from prior hinging at top sheet edge, pressing through in upper margin.
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