BINNIE -- "Shinobazu" #63/100

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Artist Paul Binnie
(1967-present)
Title "Moon at Shinobazu"
("Shinobazu no Tsuki")
Date February 1998,
Limited Edition #63/100,
pencil-signed.
Series Landscape Series: "Snow, Moon, and Flowers in the Low City" ("Shitamachi Setsugekka")
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer (Paul Binnie)
Image Size 10 1/4 x 14 3/4 ("dai-oban"), on heavy hand-made Japanese paper.
Impression Very Fine. Wonderful "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading; shiny black lacquer highlights; nicely visible woodgrain.
Condition Pristine.
Reference/Illus John Fiorillo's website.
Comments A gorgeous nighttime image of lotus flowers, stone bridge, and cat under a crescent moon. See John Fiorillo's webpage on "Paul Binnie" to learn more about this talented Japanese-trained woodblock artist/printmaker. "Sold out" at publisher.
Rarely seen.
Item # Available NOW As GG-320 (#63/100);
(PB-41 #73/100 Sold/RC/j52;
PB-38 #69 Sold/EB;
PB-40 #71 Sold/EB;
PB-39 #70 Sold/DK;
PB-37 #68 Sold/RH;
PB-35 #66 Sold/JD;
PB-34 #65 Sold;
PB-33 #60 Sold)
Price $675 (TWO copies remain)