Arts and Designs of Japan
February Selection February 2019

Artist Sasajima
Title Temple A
Date 1864
Edition 22/50
Format 20 1/4" X 13 1/2"
Comment Kihei Sasajima (1901-1993) was a student of Munakata and Hiratsuka. As Frances Blakemore says in Modern Japanese Prints "Solid areas are fragmented into dancing shards..." The soft paper is pressed deeply into the carved block creating an embossed surface in the white areas.
Price $275.
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