On the market: Excellent Woodblock Remake for the Dream of this Fisherman’s Wife Print
Finally…we are particularly delighted to announce – for the very first time in over 100 years – a brand new genuine woodblock reproduction of Hokusai’s acclaimed The Dream regarding the Fisherman’s Wife of 1814. This remake that is unique developed by Yuuya Shimoi, that is mostly of the professional woodcut craftsmen involved in Japan today.
‘The Dream regarding the Fisherman’s Wife Print on the market‘ (2018)
Shimoi made brand new blocks and painstakingly designed, carved and printed it into the conventional way, one block for every color. It really is their fantasy to allow the modern fans go through the authentic sense of the ukiyo-e images from the Edo duration, and not soleley to see them as attractive product.
Green and Pink
This elaborate remake actually shows the complete authentic feel associated with initial including all of the features with exceptional green and red coloring. The used pigments, in this full case, sumi, turmeric, indigo, sufflower red and aobanagami, are very very carefully chosen.
Most of the authentic materials as utilized in the Edo duration already disappeared with no conventional craftsman working in Japanese woodblock images today has inherited this. Because of this, the print that is contemporary needs to elaborately research these types of details and produce them himself.
Few reproductions of Hokusai’s iconic image are known. Years back i stumbled upon one through the Meiji period (1868-1912) together with vendor had connected a price that is hefty to it (near to $3000,-!). (المزيد…)