Vintage Masao Ido Woodblock Print Description and Item Information Up for sale is this vintage woodblock print by Masao Ido. Please excuse any glare in the photos. This print depicts a view of an exterior garden from an interior space. The artwork is nicely matted and framed under glass with a double mat and a black metal frame. The sight area within the mat is approximately 10 7/8 inches by 15 1/2 inches. The exterior frame dimensions are about 16 3/4 inches by 21 1/4 inches. Unpacked, this piece weighs 5 pounds 1.5 ounces. This woodblock would be a fine addition to a collection of Asian art. The print is dated “’82” (1982) and numbered 144/150. The title of the print is not known. The artist was born in Iwate, Japan, and he moved to Kyoto in 1960, where he became the private pupil of Koho Yoshida. He also studied under Shigechika Ohtsubo. In 1983, he and two other artists exhibited in the Kyoto 100 Landscapes. In 1990, he exhibited in Chicago by special invitation. Masao Ido designed stamps and an official city poster in Japan. His works are present in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and in the Library of Congress. Condition The print looks wonderful, with no damage noted. I have not examined it outside of the frame, as it was already nicely framed when I acquired it. The mat and frame look very good also. The frame has very light wear. Terms of Sale 1. Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made. Some countries have restrictions or prohibitions on certain classes of merchandise. And international government regulations prohibit such behavior. Individual computers may display colors differently. The item “FRAMED VINTAGE 1982 MASAO IDO (1945-2016) JAPANESE ART WOODBLOCK PRINT JAPAN” is in sale since Monday, March 19, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Japanese\Prints, Paintings & Posters”. The seller is “craigkc” and is located in Sunny California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- New or Used: Used