BINNIE -- "After the Bath" #22/100

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "After the Bath"
("Furo Agari")
Date December 2006,
Limited Edition #22/100,
Series Second print of "A Collection of Eastern Brocade Beauties"
("To Nishiki Bijin Awase")
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer Paul Binnie/Paul Binnie
Image Size 10 1/4 x 15 ("dai-oban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading; extensive baren "sujizuri" (circles) to shoji screen and foreground; shimmering "mica" and gold metallic pigments to obi (sash); extensive "gauffrage"
(embossing), including Binnie's name (margin); 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 A wonderful image of a young woman in a blue-checkered yakata sitting on tatamin mats in front of illuminated shoji screened window. 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 DG-841 #22/100;
(DG-842 #23/100 Sold/RH)
Price $1025