GENUINE SUPER RARE GENUINE FIRST LIMITED EDITION JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT By MOTOSUGU SUGIYAMA. Hand Signed, Titled, Dated and Numbered All in Pencil by the Artist. SIZE of Sheet :24cm x 19cm (9.4 inches x 7.4 inches).DATE: 2005 NUMBER: 10 OF 100. THIS RARE AND AMAZING SCENE IS NOW OUT OF PRINT AND VERY RARE.
ONE OF THE BEST ART INVESTMENTS YOU WILL FIND. AMONG the recognised contemporary artists there are some who have managed to maintain the unique custom of Japanese expressional form while creating scenes of sometimes ultra modern realism which display the timeless cultural imagery of Japan. One of the most creative and skillful of this group is MOTOSUGU SUGIYAMA who, maintains the age old tradition of Japanese Woodblock Prints by Hand Carving all the woodblocks which are used to print the scene as well and hand printing every step of creating the entire scene which are always scenes of everyday life in Japan and through incredible detail and ultra-modern form allows the aura of ancient Japan to be seen in the images of modern life. SUGIYAMA, MOTOSUGU, whose Christian name is sometimes translated Motuju, was born in 1925 in regional Japan but after marrying moved to Tokyo with his wife who was born in that City. They lived a comfortable life and he had a career in the business world but he had a deep artistic urge and, in 1975 at the age of 50, he began studying the Woodblock Art with Funasaka Yoshisuke.He created a number of woodblocks which were well received and after retiring from work in 1995 he decided to begin an artistic life full time. He has a unique style which no one has been able to successfully imitate and in these latter years of his life has won amazing international recognition.
One of his works stole the show as the centre piece of the East Meets West Exhibition in Michigan in 2004. The item "RARE SUPERB GENUINE FIRST LTD ED JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT BY MOTOSUGU SUGIYAMA" is in sale since Saturday, May 13, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Other Asian". The seller is "djoshitoshi" and is located in NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.