Clifton Karhu Rare'74 Modern Japanese Woodblock Rice Racks Kameoka Kyoto Listed
Although he resigned as a missionary in the late 1950s, he remained in Japan to work as an artist, initially as a painter. He turned to woodblock printmaking in the 1960s, becoming a highly skilled craftsman influenced by the Japanese creative print movement. Karhu exhibited worldwide and his prints are in the collections of museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Fogg Museum; the Minneapolis Museum of Art; and countless others. This woodcut is signed and dated lower right, inscribed "Kameoka-Kyoto" lower center, measures 12" x 16" (image size), and is numbered 15/80 lower left. It is in good condition. Framed and matted as shown. The back of the frame bears a label from Kato Framing in Tokyo. Please see my other auctions for more fine paintings and prints.
This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "kgrinder" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Production Technique: Woodcut
- Framing: Matted & Framed
- Style: Modernism
- Type: Print
- Features: Signed, Limited Edition, Numbered
- Subject: Landscape
- Date of Creation: 1900-1949
- Signed: Yes
- Original/Licensed Reprint: Limited Edition Print
- Year of Production: 1974