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Island of Birds

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Island of Birds

by Tadashige Ono, 1972

IHL Cat. #187

About This Print

Birds are a recurring subject in Ono's work, first appearing in the late 1950s.

Artist's information sheet containing title (right most characters); date (middle characters), and artist's name. Ono's woodblocks were issued with the information
sheet attached to the back.
Ono firsts treats his paper with sumi ink as can be seen
 on this print's verso

A Variant Using the Same Blocks With Additions

とりの島, 1972
ed. 30
15 × 23 cm

Print Details

 IHL Catalog
 Title or Description  Island of Birds とりの島
 Artist  Tadashige Ono (1909-90)
 Signature  T. Ono
 Seal  none
 Publication Date  1972
 Publisher  self-published
 Edition  3 of 30
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent 
 Genre  sosaku hanga
 Miscellaneous  attached to a sheet of handmade Japanese paper with written notation of title and edition.
 H x W Paper
 6 x 9 1/8 in. (15.2 x 23.2 cm)
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