BINNIE -- "Spring" (#A/P)

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Spring" ("Haru")
Date August 2005, Very Limited Edition #AP/100, pencil-signed.
Series "Four Seasons" ("Shiki")
(A 4-Print Beauty Series--Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring)
Publisher Self-carved by Binnie/printed by Itakura Hidetsugu (Tokyo)
Seal, Carver/Printer Paul Binnie/Itakura Hidetsugu
Image Size Large 13 x 20
(nearly "double-oban" size).
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading; metallic-gold title; highly detailed carving.
Condition Pristine.
Reference/Illus See our recent article on "Four Seasons" Beauty Series-- by Paul Binnie to learn about the release of this new 4-print series.
Comments Paul's final design of a very limited 4-print "bijin-ga" series featuring a Japanese beauty named Akiko.
See our related Article #23 "The Making of a Print--Paul Binnie's 'Red Fuji'" to learn about Paul Binnie's works. Also, see John Fiorillo's webpage on "Paul Binnie" to learn more about this talented Japanese-trained woodblock artist/printmaker.
Item # DG-571 (#AP/100)
Price $1500