Japanese Woodblock Prints
Osamu Sugiyama - Sunrise at Mt Hodaka
Picture 8 of 10
|Artist:||Osamu Sugiyama (1946 - )|
|Title:||Sunrise at Mt. Hodaka - Japan (”Hodaka riimei”)|
|Edition:||Limited edition 22/40|
|Description:||This woodblock print is from a series of Japanese
mountains by Osamu Sugiyama. Self carved, printed and published
by the artist, on heavy weight (cardboard like) paper. Signed
“Osuma Sugiyama” in pencil in the lower right margin. Titled and
numbered 22/40 at lower left margin, all in pencil. The print has a paper size
of 13 1/8" by 17 1/2" and the image is 12" by 15". Eight blocks and sixteen colours were used in making this print. As is typical of Sugiyama's prints the image extents across the
image borders. |
The scene is of a closeup high altitude view of Mt Hodaka which is located in the northern Japanese Alps.
This print has been sold. The image and description have been retained for reference purposes.