BINNIE -- "Fours Seasons -- 4 Print Set"

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Summer" ("Natsu") #13/50
"Winter" ("Huyu") #13/100
"Autumn" ("Aki") #13/100
"Spring" ("Haru") #13/100
Date 2003-2004-2005, Very Limited Edition #13 each, pencil-signed.
Series "Four Seasons" ("Shiki")
(A 4-Print Beauty Series--Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring)
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed
("Autumn/Spring" printed by Itakura Hidetsugu (Tokyo))
Seal, Carver/Printer "Binnie" seal; "pencil-signed" by artist
Image Size Large 13 x 19
(nearly "double-oban" size).
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading; "burnished" highlights; gold/silver/copper mica highlights; "gauffrage" (embossing); and baren "sujizuri" background areas.
Condition Pristine.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus See our article "Four Seasons" Beauty Series-- by Paul Binnie to learn about the release of this new 4-print series.
Comments Complete matched set of Binnie's 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 # EG-650
Price $5950 (set of 4)
(No longer Available)