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Notes (1st edition)
Publisher (this edition): Self Self Self Self Self
Date of this item: 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961
Notes (this edition)
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
Saturday, 7 October 2006

ALL OF THEM COME OUT OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION IN VIENNA AND HAVE BEEN BOUGHT THE LAST 30 YEARS.

TAMAMI SHIMA

BORN 1937

" WOODS IN SORROW "

WOODBLOCK ON PAPER

60 cm (23,6 in) x 43 cm (16,9 in) Paper

52,7 cm (20,7 in) x 35,6 cm (14 in) Image

SIGNED & SEALED

NUMBERED 23/50

DATED 1961

ON THE REVERSE A LABEL WITH THE INFORMATION ABOUT ARTIST AND TITLE !

SOME HANDLING CREASES; SOME TAPE RESIDUE

Later in 2010:

Title Woods in Sorrow
limited edition, hand signed
Artist Tamami Shima 1937-1999
Signature "Tamami Shima" in pencil on the lower margin.
Dated 1961.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Very good.
Colors Very good.
Condition Very good ... Slight toning. Paper residues on the upper margin corners. Light creases and slight foxing on the margins.
Edition Size 50
Numbered 23 / 50
Description "Yushu no Hayashi" (Woods in Sorrow). Barren woods in the gloomy evening. Faint light glows behind the woods.
Width Item 16.9 inches = 43.0 cm
Height Item 23.6 inches = 60.0 cm
Width Image 14.0 inches = 35.6 cm
Height Image 20.7 inches = 52.7 cm
Sunday, 5 February 2006

A sosaku hanga woodblock print by Shima Tamami (1936-99). The print depicts a woodland scene in moonlight, apparently with the shadows of two hares or rabbits moving across the foreground. Signed and sealed by the artist, dated 1962 in pencil. Dimensions: approx 21 x 14 in.


Minor creasing (around the lower third of the print) and with old marks of tape to the reverse. No other faults.
Thursday, 3 March 2005

ARTIST> TAMAMI SHIMA

SIGNED> YES all are.

SIZE> 24x 16 1/2

DATE> 1962

CONDITION> GREAT

MEDIUM>wood block print # 91/100
Title Grove Melancholy -Yushu no Hayashi
Artist Tamami Shima born 1937 - click for artist
Signature Tamami Shima and title in pencil
Dated 1961
Technique/Medium Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good
Colors excellent - very good
Condition excellent - very good lower right margin slightly soiled, corners lightly creased, two needle size holes on top corners
Description "Yushu no Hayashi" (Grove Melancholy) Barren woods in the gloomy evening.
Width 16.3 inches = 41.5 cm
Height 23.2 inches = 59.0 cm
Artist: Shima, Tamami (born 1937)
Series: Woodblock print
Title or Subject: Gloomy Forest
Signature or Seal: Pencil signed
Date or Circa: 1961
Paper Size: 23 x 16 1/4 inches
Impression/Color/Condition: Good/Good/Good

Description: Good state (Provenance: The Estate of Robert O. Muller)
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