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Blue Bird

Blue Bird 青い鳥
by Shima Tamami

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Artist: Shima Tamami 島 珠実
Title: Blue Bird 青い鳥
Date of first edition?1960
Date of this artwork?1961 (may not be accurate)
Publisher (first edition)?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (first edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (first edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 43850
Notes (first 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.
Dated: 1960.
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. Note that there may be some inaccuracies:

First edition woodblock printby Tamami, Shima, famous Japanese artist (this is one of her best prints)
Date: 1961
Edition: 80/100
Highly collectible Japanese Artist
Image size: 15 x 10

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