作品名: Moonlight in Yasaka Pagoda
Friday, 4 May 2007 1ST EDITION Takeji ASANO JAPANESE WOODBLOCK Print MOON NO RESERVE PRICE. 14 1/4" x 20 1/4" including frame. Print measures 10 3/4" x 16". Fine Takeji Asano (1900-1999) original first edition Japanese woodblock print entitled "MOON LIGHT IN YASAKA PAGODA." It depicts a Kyoto night scene with stars and a large pagoda with homes nearby and shadows of people behind some of the screens. Striking composition and perspective with a contemplative and peaceful mood. This first printing was executed by Unsodo and is dated 1951 and watermarked with the Unsodo seal (see photos). Original frame, mat, and non-glare glass from the 50's by The Artist's Frame Shop in Binghamton, N.Y.. MINT CONDITION: The print is free of stains, tears, foxing, damage, or restoration. Bright colors and strong contrast with no fading. Mounting tape was used on the back top margin to secure the print to the back mat. The frame has some very minor wear to the paint.