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

Print Hiroshige The Bluebell and the Cricket varaint 2

(Stampa Hiroshige La Campanella e il Grillo variante 2)

Copy made by Ligustro of Hiroshige's print
10-color polychrome woodcut, year 2009
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
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
Ichimai-E: Single sheet print

Wood: The engravings for the contours and for the clichés were made on cherry wood (Sakura)
Fine Japanese handmade paper
Size of the print: 20x 44 cm
Chinese cinnabar seals

Verse Translation:
The hypomee (bluebells)
are out today! The bluebells

Le ipomee (campanelle)
sono fuori oggi! Le campanelle

Signature: Seal lower right Cho-Raku Engraves the Ligustro Joy

Inventory No. I504
All artworks are sold as seen on the picture.

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