Giovanni Berio / LIGUSTRO (1924-2015) Giovanni Berio / LIGUSTRO (1924-2015)

E-goyomi MONTHS – 05 – May second type variant 1

(E-goyomi I MESI – 05 – Maggio secondo tipo variante 1)

Polychrome woodcut in 27 colors, 1987, year of the hare

Issues: 4 with different colors and papers

Techniques used in use in the EDO period in Japan:
Nishiki-E: Brocade prints, a term used to denote the coloured woodcuts produced from 1765 onward using cherry and pear woods
Bokashi: Shaded colour printing
Gindei: The use of powdered silver to highlight fine details in the print
Kirazuri: Mica prints, with the application of particles of powdered pearl and mica in order to create silvered or shining effects
Sabi-Bori: Method of engraving used to create the effect of brush strokes in Japanese calligraphy

Wood: The engravings for the contours and for the clichés were made on cherry wood (Sakura)
Paper: Japanese fine paper
Size of the print: 26 cm x 37 cm

Verse Translation: "In the sunlight, industrious bees compete with flowers"
Ligustro's poem was translated into Japanese metric by calligrapher Jimbo Keiko

NOTE: The buzzing bee mingles with the flowers in the sunlight: source of warmth and life.

Signature: Signature in the lower right corner LIGUSTRO

Inventory No. I507
All artworks are sold as seen on the picture.

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