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Fly in the Green Forest

Fly in the Green Forest
by Shima Tamami

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Artist: Shima Tamami 島 珠実
Title: Fly in the Green Forest
Date 1st edition?1964
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Double Oban
Format (this edition): Double Oban
DB artwork code: 34798
Notes (1st edition)?
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:

Friday, 17 October 2008

An original 1960s limited edition woodcut by Japanese artist Tamami Shima (1937-199). Depicting an abstract forest scene with flying birds. Double oban print, dated 1963, #11 from an edition of 70.

Signature: Tamami Shima 11/70 1963 (w/Japanese text, all in pencil) Dimensions: image: 20 1/2" x 14 3/8" h (52.25cm 36.5cm) paper: 23 1/8" x 17 1/8" h (59cm 43.5cm) Condition: Good...with visble age darkening where the paper was not covered by the matte; a few stains in the right and lower margins; hinge tape on the reverse top margin; straight linear creases on the left and right image edges and a curved crease in the sky to the left of the trees (pic 7).

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