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Whispering Horses

Whispering Horses
by Shima Tamami

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Artist: Shima Tamami 島 珠実
Title: Whispering Horses
Date 1st edition?1965
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 33459
Notes (1st edition)?An edition of 100 dated 1965, plus an open editon.
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:

DESCRIPTION: This eBay auction lot is a vintage Japanese woodblock print dated 1965 by Tamami Shima (1937- ). The title of this print is Whispering Horses.

The pencil signature of the artist along with the date is located in the lower margin (see photos).

CONDITION: This vintage Japanese woodblock print is in excellent original condition and free from tears, stains, foxing, creases, bends, or restoration. The back of the paper has excellent bleed through of the ink. The margins are full. There are signs of typical minor mellowing of the paper and light acid burn around the edges of the margin from previous framing. The paper was originally hinged along the top corners to a backing board. The tape is still attached to the top corners on the back.

MEASUREMENTS: The overall paper size measures approximately 11 3/4" X 16 1/2". The plate size of the image measures approximately 10 1/8" X 14 3/4".

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