Blue Bird — 青い鳥
by Shima Tamami
Original caretaker of this artwork: eBay
|Artist:||Shima Tamami — 島 珠実|
|Title:||Blue Bird — 青い鳥|
|Date 1st edition?:||1960|
|Date of this artwork?:||1961 (may not be accurate)|
|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:||43850|
|Notes (1st edition)?:||There are two datings for this scene, 1960 (with edition number) and 1961 (no edition number), suggesting two editions.|
Title: Blue Bird - Aoi Tori
Artist: Tamami Shima 1937-1999
Description: "Aoi Tori" (Blue Bird). A blue bird is strolling in the abstract meadow.
Signature: "Tamami Shima" signed in pencil on the lower margin.
Medium/Technique: Woodblock print.
Width: Item 16.3 inches = 41.5 cm
Height: Item 11.4 inches = 29.0 cm
|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:|
First edition woodblock printby Tamami, Shima, famous Japanese artist (this is one of her best prints)