Daffodils, 1972

by Seiji Uchida

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Daffodils, 1972 by Seiji Uchida

Original Seiji Uchida Japanese Woodblock Print
Daffodils, 1972

Sosaku Hanga - The sosaku hanga or creative print movement in Japan began in the early part of the twentieth century. Unlike the traditional collaborative woodblock printing process utilizing a separate artist, carver, and printer along with a publisher, the sosaku hanga movement emphasized artist involvement in designing, carving, and printing the blocks himself, as the sole creator of his work. The movement gained popularity following World War II, earning international acclaim and expanding subject matter to include abstraction. Today most contemporary Japanese print artists design, carve, and print their woodblocks themselves, continuing the vibrant creative tradition established with ukiyo-e. Sosaku hanga prints encompass a wide range of subjects and expressive artistic styles, and are a great choice for a collector interested in modern and contemporary prints.

Signed - Seiji Uchida in pencil in bottom margin, dated 72.11
Numbered - 7/20

Artist - Seiji Uchida

Image Size - 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight curling, a few creases at edge, a couple spots in margins. Please see photos for details. Good overall.

Daffodils, 1972 by Seiji Uchida
Daffodils, 1972 by Seiji Uchida

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