Original woodblock print - Katsuyuki Nishijima (b. 1945) - ‘Toriimoto’ (Toriimoto in Kyoto) - Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist - 2008

Description
Original woodblock print - Katsuyuki Nishijima (b. 1945) - ‘Toriimoto’ (Toriimoto in Kyoto) - Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist - 2008
Very good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Katsuyuki Nishijima (b. 1945) - ‘Toriimoto’ (Toriimoto in Kyoto) - Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist - 2008

This is a new original print, numbered, named and signed in pencil by the artist. With red artist’s seal. Number 202 of 500. Printed in 2008.

Size: 43,5 x 31,5 cm with and 38 x 25,5 cm without margins.

Will be fully insured and carefully packed for transport.

Katsuyuki Nishijima was born in 1945 in Yamaguchi Province, Japan. He had studied the art of woodblock printmaking at the studio of the Mikumo Publishing company in Kyoto. From 1965 to 1970 Katsuyuki Nishijima exhibited with the artist group Kyoto Independents 1965-1970 and in solo and group art shows.

This print shows the Saga-Toriimoto Preserved Street in Kyoto, which is a preserved street from the Meiji period. Lined with traditional machiya (town houses), which are now converted into shops and restaurants, the street offers a historic glimpse of a merchant town in the Meiji period. The Noren cloth that’s in the print says "Tsutaya".

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Material
Washi paper
Period
2008
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Katsuyuki Nishijima (b. 1945)
Title of artwork
‘Toriimoto’ (Toriimoto in Kyoto) - Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
25,5×38×0 cm
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