Up for sale is this beautiful woodblock print, “Katsura-rikyu” depicting the Katsura Imperial Villa, an imperial residence located in the suburbs of Kyoto. The print was created by Clifton Karhu, perhaps the most-acclaimed non-Japanese woodblock print artists of all time (with the exception of Charles Bartlett). Katsura grew up in Minnesota, but moved to Japan after joining the military and being stationed there. Karhu’s style is pretty unique, usually employing bold colors overlaid with a traditional Japanese sensibility. This piece is quite typical of his work, and shows a beautiful vibrancy. Print is matted and framed under glass in a tasteful bamboo wood frame. The piece is in excellent condition. Frame is in very good condition, showing a few nicks. I have not examined the print outside the frame. Please see the photos. Due to the glass, there is a little bit of glare on the photos, but the print looks exquisite. I’m happy to answer any particular questions about condition or provide additional photos. Visible area of the print measures approximately 14 inches wide by 10.75 inches high. Frame measures approximately 17.125 inches wide by 13 inches wide. If the item is not paid for within this time frame, an unpaid item case will be opened. More pictures available on request. Please note that this item is not accompanied by a certificate of authenticity or any other source verifying its authenticity. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “destroyandrebuild7″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.
- Region of Origin: Japan