The Toshi Yoshida gallery has been updated with the following new woodblock prints, Hiejinja (1940) and ‘Hummingbird and Fuchsia‘ (1971). Both prints are pencil signed lifetime editions.
Toshi Yoshida produced three sets of woodblock prints for the Franklin Mint. The Friendly Garden (consisting of 3 prints), Birds of the Seasons (consisting of 4 prints) and a 12 print “calendar print” set depicting birds and flowers. The official name for the 12 woodblock print series is “The Flowers and Birds of the Oriental [...]
As mentioned in my previous post on woodbock printmaker David Bull he is working in collaboration with Jed Henry on a series of woodblock prints from designs of Jed’s Ukiyo-e Heroes work. The Kickstarter project to fund both the digital/giclee side (Jed’s work) and the wooddblock print side (Dave’s work) was very successfull and will [...]
This week an Osamu Sugiyama auction is being run at Artelino (www.artelino.com) and is decribed as “Osamu Sugiyama – for old prices – 1035″. The auction is scheduled to end Thursday, September 27, 2012, 8:00:00 PM. Looking at the prices for several prints at the Artelino auction and comparing them with pricing available at Osamu [...]
Noriyuki USHIJIMA (1900-1997) was a renowned Japanese landscape painter. Born and raised in Hihongi in Kumamoto City his schooling was often neglected in favour of painting and as a result was not the most successful of students. Much of his work is from the local area and his many landscapes often feature water scenes of [...]