(On deluxe "metallic gold" background.)
||"Lyon Art, Ltd." Studio
Kansas City, MO.
||January 2003 -- Artist Proof
(Limited Edition of 31 prints and 20 proofs.)
Pencil-signed by artist.
||4 3/4 x 14 1/4,
plus wide margins.
Deeply and boldly pigmented; light "gauffrage" to robe, chest, and hair; printed on
Japanese hosho paper hand-made by Yamaguchi Kazuo.
(Few scattered marks--otherwise flawless.)
||Although not a "Made in Japan" woodblock, see our recent article,
"Mike Lyon -- Innovative Printmaker," to
learn more about this very talented artist/printmaker.
||This sensuous tall-format print is produced from 4 basswood blocks using 28 successive "reduction" cavings and
printings--thusly guaranteeing a true Limited Edition totalling ONLY 51 prints. Printed as several variant
"pigment/mica" states (compare five states).
(Few copies remain.)