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Fields at Sunset


Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Fields at Sunset

by Sakamoto Isamu, 1969

Shinobu Mochizuriishi from the print set Four Seasons of Fukushima

IHL Cat. #547

About This Print

The setting sun illuminating fields at the end of the day. A very similar print by Sakamoto is held in the collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art as shown below.

Pastoral landscape at dusk, 1971
Minneapolis Institute of Art 2019.138.23

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #547
 Title/Description  Fields at sunset (田園タ昏) Den'en tasogare
 Sakamoto Isamu (b. 1931)
Isamu? in English script (possibly)
 Seal   artist's red square seal reading 坂本勇 Isamu Sakamoto (shown above)
 Publication Date  1969
 Edition  6 of 100
 Publisher  self-published and printed
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  fair - handling creases primarily in margins; minor thinning verso and front top and bottom margins from tape removal; minor foxing in margins; some discoloration in margins from minor toning and ink bleed
 Genre  sosaku hanga (creative prints)
 H x W Paper  20 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. (52.1 x 59.1 cm )
 H x W Image  17 7/8 x 21 in. (45.4 x 53.3 cm) 
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