鶯 (Bush Warbler)

Designer: Takahashi Shotei | Carver: David Bull | Printer: Teiko Fujii

Paper size: 11cm by 15cm | Enlargement | Shipping Code: [HC] ? | Currency: $ / £ /

Price: $ 40.00£ 32.25€ 36.75

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Description: The image is one from a large number of very small print designs created by Takahashi Shotei in the 1930's for one of the Tokyo publishers. As most of the designs in the group are of 'quaint' themes, it seems likely that the target audience was foreign tourists in Japan. The one we have chosen here is more neutral, and you don't have to be a tourist to enjoy its quiet beauty!

This print is also somewhat unusual in that instead of reducing it in size to make this 'postcard' version, we have enlarged it, as the originals were of about matchbox size. We think it works very well, and our young printer Teiko-san did a very nice job on the gradations too ...

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