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Japanese Color Woodblock Print


by Tajima Hiroyuki, 1970

IHL Cat. #188

About This Print

A luminous look into the mind of a saint?  Typical of Tajima's works which always "seems to glow from behind, as though it incorporated a fluorescent light shielded by a mysteriously textured fabric."1


1 Who's Who in Modern Japanese Prints, Frances Blakemore, Weatherhill, 1975, p. 192.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #188
 Title  Saint
 Tajima Hiroyuki (1911-1984)
 Hiroyuki Tajima in English in bottom margin
 Seal  not sealed
 Publication Date  1970
 Edition  19 of 50
 Publisher  self-published and printed
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  good - handling creases primarily visible in margins; light soiling; light soiling and toning on verso
 Genre  sosaku hanga (creative prints)
 H x W Paper  25 x 19 5/8 in. (63.5 x 49.9 cm )
 H x W Image  22 x 16 5/8 in. (55.9 x 42.3 cm) 
 Collections This Print
 Reference Literature  Modern Japanese Prints – A Contemporary Selection, Yuji Abe, C. E. Tuttle Co, 1971, pl. 144.