Artist: Rome Joshua
Title: Rice Planting Girl - Saotome
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Monday, 20 March 2006 Title Rice Planting Girl - Saotome limited edition Artist Joshua Rome born 1953 Signature Signed, numbered, titled and dated by artist in pencil. Seal Red artist's seal. Dated 1988 Publisher Self-published by artist. Medium/Technique Woodblock print Impression Printed by the artist on a cream colored Japanese paper Condition excellent - very good … slight creases on the margins. Edition Size 100 Numbered 83 / 100 Description "Saotome" (Rice Planting Girl). Joshua Rome lived for twenty years in a small hamlet in the mountains near Kyoto. The farmer here bending over to plant rice in the rain, was probably one of his neighbors. It is interesting how the artist realized rain in his images. He drew exactly vertical thick lines which gave impression of the rain pouring down in thick continuous stream. Width Item 12.6 inches = 32.0 cm Height Item 18.3 inches = 46.5 cm Width Image 10.2 inches = 26.0 cm Height Image 15.7 inches = 40.0 cm