BINNIE -- "Shunga of Utamaro" ("Tattoo Girl") #62/100

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Artist Paul Binnie (1967-present)
Title "Shunga of Utamaro"
(aka, "Tattoo Girl")
("Utamaro No Shunga")
Date March 2005, Limited Edition #62/100, pencil-signed.
Series "A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo"
("Edo Sumi Hyaku Shoku")
Publisher Self-carved/self-printed
Seal, Carver/Printer Paul Binnie/Paul Binnie
Image Size 10 1/4 x 15
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading; lacquer detailing in the hair; bold baren "sujizuri" (circles) to background; life-like reflection; metallic-gold title; highly detailed carving.
Condition Pristine.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Nude with a large tattoo of "shunga" by Utamaro, this print utilizes much of the same "block-set" of the similar "Veranda/Engawa" design without tattoo.
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 by Request, INQUIRE;
(DG-837 #62/100 Reserved/FW;
DG-838 #63/100 Sold/IJ;
DG-573 (#51/100) Sold; DG-574 (#52/100) Sold; DG-575 (#54/100) Sold; PB-73 (#26/100) Sold;
PB-72 (#24/100) Sold
Price $625