Osamu Sugiyama

Japanese Woodblock Prints

Osamu Sugiyama - Glacier Express

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Artist: Osamu Sugiyama (1946 - )
Title: Glacier Express (FO) - Switzerland
Date: May 2008
Edition: Limited edition 16/50.
Publisher: Osamu Sugiyama
Printer: Osamu Sugiyama
Carver: Osamu Sugiyama
Description: This woodblock print is from a series of mountain landscapes in the Swiss Alps made by Osamu Sugiyama. This is a large print (double oban) at 22 inches by 10 inches plus margins. Nine blocks and thirty nine colours were used in making this print.

The Glacier Express is one of the most famous railways in the world. It travels from Zermatt to Davos or St. Moritz in around seven hours. It passes through 91 tunnels and across 291 bridges.