Tatsumi Shimura: Maihime (Dancing Girl) - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Tatsumi Shimura

Title: Maihime (Dancing Girl)

Date: 1953

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Description: Monday, 21 May 2007 You are bidding on a very rare, beautiful LIMITED_NUMBER original Japanese woodblock print “Bijin” from the Series “Modern Beauties Bijin Ga, Gendai Bijin Fuzoku Gotai” signed by the famous Shin-Hanga artist Shimura Tatsumi (1907-1980) IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. The size of this woodblock print is 17 3/4 x 11 inches. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. This woodblock print is not attached any backing paper or cardboard. Ink bleeding can be seen through the back of the original Japanese mulberry Washi paper. All four borders are intact. The artist’s signature and his chop mark are at the lower right corner of this print. Four borders are intact. In the lower right corner of the bottom border of this woodblock print, there is the publisher’s chop mark. At the left of the bottom border, it is PENCIL WRITING LIMIT_NUMBER 28/300, means this is the number 28th print out of 300 total prints. On top of this LIMITED NUMBER, there is another artist’s chop mark. In the lower right border, there are carver and printer’s chop marks. As far as I can tell there are no defects, foxing, or stains, and this woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

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