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Avec (Together)

Avec (Together) アベック
by Shima Tamami

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Artist: Shima Tamami 島 珠実
Title: Avec (Together) アベック
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1961
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 32013
Notes (1st edition)?Title: Dating Couple
Artist: Tamami Shima 1937-1999
Description: "Avec". Two birds in love on the abstract red background.
Signature: "Tamami Shima" in pencil on the lower margin (difficult to see).
Dated: 1961.
Medium/Technique: Woodblock print.

Width Item: 11.5 inches = 29.3 cm
Height Item: 16.9 inches = 42.8 cm

There appears to be a first edition of 100 and then a later open edition.

This print was later reissued by Takagi Shiro in 1970 after Shima Tamami moved to the USA.
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Wednesday, 22 March 2006

1961 TAMAMI SHIMA WOODBLOCK PRINT Pencil Signed

Size:print is 10 1/2 " By 22 frame is 19 1/2 X 22"

Condition: Very Good

You are bidding on a Japanese woodblock print made By Tamami Shima in 1961.She was born in Hirosaki Japan in 1937.

Shima's designs are reknown for their use of texture, and especially for her striking use of various woodgrain patterns within a single image.

There are no rips or tears. There is a light 2 inches crease on the right side and a small one on the left side. The print is pencil signed and dated.

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