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

Print Hiroshige with butterflies Variant 1

Polychrome woodcut in 12 colors, year 2011
Issues: 2 with different colors or 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
Karazuri: Printing whit parts created by pressure alone, without colour, in order to create relief and three-dimensional effect
Sabi-Bori: Method of engraving used to create the effect of brush strokes in Japanese calligraphy
Ichimai-E: Single sheet print
Yoko-E: Horizontal print

Wood: The engravings for the contours and for the clichés were made on cherry wood (Sakura)
Japanese handmade paper
Print size cm. 42 x 33 cm

Translation Verses:
"Rain of Poems" I cannot forget / Your vision / for a moment / even if the path / is strewn / with flowering convolvils

Chinese cinnabar seals
Signature: LIGUSTRO signature

Inventory No. J140
All artworks are sold as seen on the picture.

650,00 €
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