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Kenji Ushiku, two color etchings  

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Two color etchings

Ushiku, Kenji





Two color etchings on paper. Each is one of 125 copies. Includes:

  • [Tree]. Plate: 20x14 cm (10x7"). Sheet: 32x24.5 cm (12½x10"). No. 32 of 125 copies.
  • [Plants]. Plate: 26x17 cm (8x5½"). Sheet: 31x25 cm (12x10"). No. 57 of 125 copies.

Both prints signed and numbered by the artist in pencil in the bottom margins. 

A contemporary Japanese etcher and lithographer, Kenji Ushiku studied art at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. His first etchings and engravings were published in Japan in the mid 1950's and since that time his graphic works has been included in major exhibitions in America, Europe and Japan. During the 1960's and 1970's Kenji Ushiku's color etchings and aquatints were commissioned by both Japanese and American publisher

Lot Amendments

Tree print with some faint foxing; plants print with tape to top edge of verso, attaching it to matting; else near fine.

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