Original woodblock print (1) - Fu Takenaka (b. 1945) - The 1,000 Torii at Kyoto's Fushima Inari Shrine - Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist 50/200 - Japan - Heisei period (1989-2019)

Description
Original woodblock print (1) - Fu Takenaka (b. 1945) - The 1,000 Torii at Kyoto's Fushima Inari Shrine - Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist 50/200 - Japan - Heisei period (1989-2019)
Very good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Fu Takenaka (b. 1945) - Kinkaku-ji temple, late winter - Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist (nr. 50/200) - Heisei period (1989-2019)

Fu Takenaka was born in 1945. She worked for a design company and started late with printmaking, in 2003. The artist works in the technique of the Japanese woodblock print. Fu Takenaka is a member of the Japanese artist association Nihon Hanga-in and well known in Japan.

The 1,000 Torii at Kyoto's Fushima Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社, Fushimi Inari Taisha) is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings. The trails lead into the wooded forest of the sacred Mount Inari, which stands at 233 meters and belongs to the shrine grounds. 

Fushimi Inari is the most important of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Foxes are thought to be Inari's messengers, resulting in many fox statues across the shrine grounds. Fushimi Inari Shrine has ancient origins, predating the capital's move to Kyoto in 794.

This is a new original print, is personally numbered by her and signed in pencil.
Number 50 out of 200.

Will be send very well packed, worldwide with track and trace and insured.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Woodblock printing
Material
Washi paper
Period
Heisei period (1989-2019)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Fu Takenaka (b. 1945)
Attribution
Signed by
Theme/ depiction
Temple
Decor/ ware
50/200
Title of artwork
The 1,000 Torii at Kyoto's Fushima Inari Shrine - Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist 50/200
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
335×22×0 mm
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