All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1217709
Contemporary print by Mayumi Oda. A baby rides a catfish that leaps out of the ocean. The waves are outlined below the fish. The print is signed at the bottom in pencil.
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 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...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1355654 (stock #813)
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$300.00


‘Jidai-sa’ (Generation gap) / silk screen print on paper, 5/20, approx. 102.7 x 72.5cm (40.43 x 28.54in), 1982

Neo wabi-sabi Japanese abstraction from the future 80’s.




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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 #409163 (stock #EC-5)
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 "warau kado ni fuku kitaru," Happiness Sits on Laughter, a very Zen-like saying. This image is finely framed and is in good condition...
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 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...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #595598 (stock #PRgg)
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 #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 : 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 #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.

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

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All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1199328
Mayumi Oda. b. 1941 in Tokyo. "Chant of the Ocean Nautiles" and "Chant of the Ocean Conce" two complimenting artist proofs woodblock prints with gold and white ink printed in black paper. 17.5 x 25.5 inches and 29.25 x 42 inches with frame. No condition problems to note. According to her own biography Mayumi Oda is known to many as the ‘Matisse of Japan’, Mayumi Oda has done extensive work with female goddess imagery. From 1969 to the present, Mayumi has exhibited over 50 one-woman shows thr...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #409145 (stock #EC-2)
Framed Woodblock print by Kyoto artist Clifton Karhu. Image of "Ginkakuji" (The Temple of the Silver Pavillion"), a well-known Kyoto landmark. Contrary to many of Karhu's prints which use multiple colors in architectural scenes, this print uses only shades of indigo within the strong black key lines, as well as the masterful use of woodgrain in the foreground to capture the famous dry garden at this temple. The use of various shades of indigo is reminiscient of the "aizuri-e", blue prints, of th...
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 #409167 (stock #EC-6)
A framed silkscreen print by Japanese artist, Yukio Katsuda. Titled "No. 106" showing a botanical scene of a camellia. Signed and dated, 1977, #25 of an edition of 100. Image Size: H.6.5 x W.8.75", Frame Size: H.11.25 x W.14.25". Yukio Katsuda (born 1941) is a modern printmaker who works in the medium of silkscreen. His major themes are oriented to nature; landscapes, animals, birds, and botanical studies. His images are heavily inked, giving them a rich texture and deeply dimensional appeara...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #409141 (stock #EC-1)
Framed woodblock print by Kyoto artist, Clifton Karhu. "Afternoon in Gion" shows an image down a street in this well-known distrct of Kyoto. Signed and dated, 1978, #17 of edition of 100. Image size: H.16 x W.16", Frame size: H.22 x W.21.5". Print and frame are both in good condition. Clifton Karhu was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1927. His early experience in Japan was as an American soldier, stationed at Sasebo from 1946 to 1948; then later as a missionary for the Lutheran Church from 1952 ...
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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