The Title: "Lightning"
Artist: Muramasa Kudo (1948- )
Medium: Original Serigraph on arches paper, unframed
The size of Sheet: 41 5/8" x 30"
The size of Image: 39 1/2" x 27 3/4"
The year made: around 1985's
Publisher: Muramasa Kudo studio
Printer: Novak Graphics, Tronto, Canada
Signature: Lower right , signed by Muramasa Kudo in pencil
The seal of Kudo embossed lower right corner of serigraph
Edition Number: 225/275 in pencil lower right
The condition: Excellent, never been framed
This is sold out edition of Muramasa Kudo's early original serigraph from 1985's. The subject of lady reclining on long chair while outside of window has lighning background. The detail work of serigraphs is best of Muramasa's work ever done. The line and works of robe design are fantasic which I can see why Muramasa studied calligraphy from Japanese calligrapher master. The condition of serigraph
is excellent. It never been framed. Please note this serigraph does not have glossy coating. We will ship in heavy duty tube.
Muramasa Kudo was born near Tokyo in 1948 and spent his childhood years in Aomori, a small and very beutiful city in rugal northern Japan. At earlyage, he was taught the love and appreciattion of the simplest things in line. The beauty of natue provided inspiration and greatly influenced his decire to create.
At the age of seven the artist becan his training in the highly disciplined art from of calligraphy and it soon developed into his passion and challenge. At the age of thirteen, a teacher secretly entered his work into Japan's Youth Competetion, and out of hundres of thousands of entries Muramasa took his first place. The following year he took his first place again in the International All Asian Competition. Muramasa Kudo was recognized as World Class Master in the art of Calligraphy by the International World Committee Calligraphy Competition which fourteen countries had entries, and Muramasa took first place at age of fifteen.
Muramas traveled extensively, developing his craft from experiences around the world. Wiht his work being received in America, he deicded to settle in Los Angeles in 1980.
Muramasa Kudo's work emcompasses Classical, Japanese Nouveau, Deco and Waterscapes, all manipulating the clean and simple line he was hornored for so long ago in his calligraphy. Hi Kudo is Zen philosopher and poet and the dicipline shows through his work and in his lief. His works has been collected by world wide collectors, too many to mentioned here. He had numerous shows and exhibitions around the world.