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 Muβ€”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...
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 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...
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 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 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 : 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 #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 : 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 ...