BINNIE -- "Murasaki" ("Purple") #25/100

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Murasaki" ("Purple")
Date May 2005, Limited Edition #25/100, pencil-signed.
Series na
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer Paul Binnie/Paul Binnie
Image Size 4 1/8 x 12 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading to face and hands; gold metallic pigments to lower title, silver pigments to obi and silver "mica" to upper kimono; deep "gauffrage" (embossing) "Murasaki" in upper corner; highly detailed carving.
Condition Pristine.
Reference/Illus na
Comments A Japanese beauty in a purple-colored kimono. Also, see John Fiorillo's webpage on "Paul Binnie" to learn more about this talented Japanese-trained woodblock artist/printmaker.
Item # Available NOW As DG-576 #25/100;
(DG-216 #28/100 Sold/LK;
DG-215 #27/100 Sold/EE;
DG-214 #26/100 Sold)
Price $290