BINNIE -- "Veranda" #20/100

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Veranda" ("Engawa")
Date June 2009, #20/100
(Limited Edition of 100 impressions, pencil-signed.)
Series na
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed
Seal, Carver/Printer Paul Binnie/Paul Binnie
Image Size 11 1/2 x 16 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading; deeply-pigmented background; baren "sujizuri" (circles) to background; life-like reflection; 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 Paul's prior 4-print "bijin-ga" series.
Comments This is 2009 reprinting (with "raspberry-pink" background) to one of Binnie's most popular "bijin-ga" designs. A wonderful nude design, again 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 # Available NOW as EG-137 (#20/100);
(EG-138 #15/100 Sold/DN)
Price $925