Japanese Woodblock Print Clifton Karhu "SNOW AT KATSURA" Japan

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"Katsura Rikyu" (Katsura-rikyu in the snow- Kyoto) Wonderful print by Clifton Karhu (1927-2007) from the late 20th century. Published by Unsodo. This last printing "Katsurarikyu"(Katsurarikyu in Snow) and another print "Yasaka no Tou" (The Pagoda at Yasaka) are all sold out by the publisher. Especially this "Katsura Rikyu" is the most popular print. Clifton Karhu supervised and approved four different prints published by Unsodo in the late 20th Century. Each is distinguished by "CKARHU" carved into the block.

I had to remove it from the frame to make sure of authenticity and photo the whole sheet of paper it shows the writhing and notch on the left hand side of the print also took photo of the back.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 16 and 1/4 inches by 12 inches (41 x 30.5 cm)
Image size: 14 inches by 11 and 1/4 inches (35.5 x 29 cm)
Frame size: 18 inches by 21 inches by 2 inches
Signed: Distinguished by "CKARHU" carved into the block.
Condition: Pristine condition. Under gallery quality UV protective plexiglass It was printed on the edge when I remove from the frame. Please note that the cut out (kento cut) on lower left margin is for color alignment and is not a defect. The frame has been lightly touched up some of the lacquer had come off.

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