Junichiro Sekino, 20th Century Master - Junichiro Sekino was one of the leading artists of the twentieth century sosaku hanga, or creative prints, movement in Japan, in which artists themselves were involved in every aspect of printmaking. Sekino designed, carved, and printed his images himself, gaining an international reputation for his amazing range of subjects and techniques. A true 20th century master, Sekino's works are included in major museum collections around the world. His woodblocks are highly collectible and sought after by modern print collectors.
Comments - Striking image of two cranes in flight high above the mountains. The birds are set against a deep blue sky with light bands running across it, adding graphic interest. A handsome design.
Signed - Jun. Sekino in pencil in bottom margin, dated '82
Numbered - 54/128
Artist - Junichiro Sekino (1914 - 1988)
Image Size - 13" x 17 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Several tears at edges, repaired. Light toning, rippling at edges from printing process, stain across corner. Please note, due to the size, this print may be shipped rolled. Please see photos for details.
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