All Items : Artists : Prints : Contemporary item #1217744
N'aie Pas Peur by Mayumi Oda. N'aie pas peur translates has have not fear, the piece is also known as The Black Madonna. A mother and child stand together under a golden mandorla. The mother is Mary, mother of Jesus, she holds a white lily. This is print 7/50.
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #595598 (stock #PR)
A fine Japanese mezzo tint print of lilies in a woven basket by Shigenu Narikawa, Shigenu (Japan, active, 1960 - 1990). Narikawa's art is well known in both Japan and the United States. One man exhibitions of his mezzotints have been held in Tokyo, Kyoto, Los Angeles, New York and Washington. He has also created original mezzotints for art publishers in both countries. He specialized in still life scenes such as this one. The print measures 17" by 15 1/2" – the image size is 8 7/8" by 6 1/2"...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #409157 (stock #EC-3)
Karhu printed these invitations for his shows at the Tolman Collection, the Tokyo gallery which has long represented him and his work. These were done in large numbers, about 800, in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This particular print reads "banji wa tanoshimu beshi," Whatever You Do, Enjoy It, a very Zen-like saying. Karhu himself is depicted with Brush in hand, writing the character, "koi" (love.) This image is finely framed and is in good condition...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1286783 (stock #FWG1314)
Original Japanese woodblock print by Takumi Itow (b. 1946), titled Namahage Onigokko no Zu, numbered 20/88, and dated 1987. The image measures 15 3/8 by 11 3/4 inches, plus margins. Itow is known for his vivid imagery of Matsuri Festivals celebrated throughout Japan, and his works are self-carved and self-printed, in accordance with traditional sosaku hanga principles...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #487428 (stock #EC-7)
Clifton Karhu Woodblock Print. Matted & Framed. "Snow at Tango Cho", 1980. Print #9 of edition of 100. Print Image Size: H.10.375" x W.26.75". Frame Size: H.16.125" x W.32.75" Print and framing in excellent condition. Low print number of edition. A lovely view of snow covered, terraced fields along a rocky sea coast...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Contemporary item #1286795 (stock #FWG12137)
Original Japanese woodblock print by Matthew Messmer (b. 1985), titled Shinjuku Minami Guchi, numbered 1/25, and dated 2005. The image measures 7 1/2 x 10 inches, plus margins...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #1341987 (stock #1298)
Dragon's Pearl
$700.00
Ido Masao (b. 1045) is depicting the small but beautiful “Karesansui” garden (dry or rock ) from Shoden-ji, a quiet and charming old temple in the northern part of Kyoto. The name of the temple is given on the lower left corner . Artist’s seal and signature with pencil. 77/150. Oban size: H. 26 x W. 38 cm (H. 45 x W. 57 cm with frame). Beautifully framed under glass. MASAO Ido (b. 1945), is a well established contemporary Japanese artist, known for his Kyoto scenes & landscapes...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #409151 (stock #EC-4)
Karhu printed these invitations for his shows at the Tolman Collection, the Tokyo gallery which has long represented him and his work. These were done in large numbers, about 800, in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This particular print reads "ue mino washi," An Eagle Doesn't Look [Up] Where There is Nothing," a very Zen-like saying. This image is finely framed and is in good condition...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1162126
The Tretiak Collection
exhibition only
Work 73-6 Bizarre Maki. this print was done in early 1973 It is one of the ugliest Maki prints I have ever seen. In this period Maki did some of his largest prints and some also with seemingly weird qualities. But these big ones – easily seen to be a variation of Nothing or Mu—are not riddles We know what they are because Maki told what he meant. Here: he left no such advice. Several friends have also said they do not know what Maki meant So we leave it at that for now. 10.75 x 10.5 inch pap...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1970 item #1241215 (stock #1112)
Rare Artist's Proof Lithograph, Cosmogony No. 7 (Formation of living form) created in 1965 by Renowned Korean Artist Don Ahn aka Ahn Dong Kuk (1937 - 2013). Don Ahn was a pioneer of Korean art in America. In the 1950s he was the first to move permanently to the US and receive recognition here, beginning with the 1952 exhibition of his work at the Kilbride Bradley Gallery in Minneapolis, the very first exhibition of Korean contemporary art in America. His work is in the permanent collection of th...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #1176128 (stock #CQ-1)
Framed Woodblock print by Kyoto artist Clifton Karhu (1927 - 2007.) "Takasegawa Spring." An image of the Takase River, a canal that runs along Kiyamachi Street in Central Kyoto. This print uses not only Karhu's well-known strong black key lines, as well as the masterful use of woodgrain; it also uses detailed technique to illustrate rain in the foreground. Signed and dated, 1990, #46 of edition on 100. Image size: H.22.25" (56.5cm) x W.11.75"(30cm.), Frame size: H.29.25" (74cm) x W.18.5" (47cm) ...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Contemporary item #1286781 (stock #FWG1296)
Original Japanese woodblock print by Takumi Itow (b. 1946), titled Yamato no Mai, numbered 8/80 and dated 2001. The image measures 15 3/4 by 21 5/8 inches, plus margins. Itow is known for his vivid imagery of Matsuri Festivals celebrated throughout Japan, and his works are self-carved and self-printed, in accordance with traditional sosaku hanga principles.

This print is in excellent conditions, acquired directly from the artist.

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All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1199130
Beautiful mezzotint print of a black and blue night scene with a waning crescent moon behind Japanese primroses in bloom. Artist: Yoshihiku Kaya, edition 39/75. No condition problems to note. Size: 8.5 x 4.25 inches and 20.25 x 14.25 inches with frame.
All Items : Artists : Prints : Contemporary item #1286793 (stock #FWG12129)
Original Japanese woodblock print by Matthew Messmer (b. 1985), titled Asagaya, numbered 5/25, and dated 2011. The image measures 11 x 13 3/8 inches, plus margins. Messmer’s work is influenced both by the city of Tokyo, where he was an exchange student in college as well as a resident for a number of years after graduation, as well as his hometown of Chicago, Illinois.

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All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1354769 (stock #1333)
Dragon's Pearl
$350.00
Original silkscreen, signed and dated. “November” series “ golden leaves” 1987 - 72/100 Sheet size: 76 cm x 56 cm ( 30 x 22 inches ca). Unframed and in mint condition. He is well known for his poetic, almost surrealistic artworks, on the one hand Inoue’s ethereal images convey the crucial issue concerning the ubiquitous evanescence of life in a poetic and almost charming manner of lightness. In short the inescapable passage of time to which all living is subjected. At the same ti...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1286784 (stock #FWG1321)
Original Japanese woodblock print by Takumi Itow (b. 1946), titled Kujira Funcho no Zu, numbered 9/10, and dated 1985. The image measures 17 3/8 by 10 1/4 inches, plus margins. Although Itow is known for his vivid imagery of Matsuri Festivals celebrated throughout Japan, he also produced a series of prints featuring whales in the mid-1980s. His works are self-carved and self-printed, in accordance with traditional sosaku hanga principles.

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All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1354570 (stock #1329)
Dragon's Pearl
$350.00
A very charming woodblock print depicting a scene from the historical Italian city of Pisa. On the right side is partly visible the small but beautiful Church of Santa Maria Della Spina, built in the beginning of the 13th century in the typical Pisan Gothic style with polychrome marbles laid in bands; the river Arno flowing by. Very nicely framed. Signed Yisayuki Yumae ’86 , no. 14/50 Print size: H 38 x 27 cm. Perfect condition with good, bright colous.
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1199114
Tetsuya Noda, born 1940 in Kyushu. The art is a framed silkscreen mixed media work, part of the "Diary" series dated August 26th, 1985. The image and title is of his home town in Kayuwara. The edition is 11 of 15. The image size is 36 x 23 inches and 47.5 x 35.625 inches with frame. Excellent condition. Noda is part of the Sōsaku-hanga art movement and is considered a major 20th century Japanese artist.