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Yozo Hamaguchi
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Spring Morning

$1,900.00
Yozo Hamaguchi
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Field on Deep Blue

$1,700.00
Yozo Hamaguchi
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Cherry
A single cherry floats on a soft black ground, subtle shades of green, blue and grey fade into black on the right

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division - Work No. 99
A lively abundant growth of rice, against the distant hill and glowing sunset, is overlaid by shapes of gold; fine detail contrasts with solid shapes that are enriched by bold, contrasting colors. Hamanishi has created a sumptuous image.

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$850.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division-Work No.92

$850.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division-N
An elegant composition with a bark covered branch dividing two planes of blue and red

$595.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Silence - Work No. 3(B)
The gold and gleaming sickle moon is poised over an abundance of rice plants; above it, a cloud form in fine, metallic gray and below, in gentle shades of brown a black, the horizontal lines of a river, where the shadow of the moon forms a subtle curving shape.

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Calm No. 2
Moon over rice plants and a small body of dark water, create a quiet mood and beautifully varied, yet harmonizing shapes.

$410.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Portion-work No.7

$695.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Crevice

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Silence Work No.4

$550.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Sunrise
Against the glowing sunset, soft hills rise in gentle shades of burgundy between soft, metallic grey cloud and velvet black of sea. In the foreground rice plants, create a loose and casual contrast, as if stirred by a wind that passes through them, on the shore.

$650.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division-B
This is one of Hamanishi's older prints, no longer available. Here he uses geometric shapes in a subtle combination of natural and man-made objects. These are subtly detailed against the wonderful,deep , soft black of the mezzotint's background.

$400.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Position VII
Bright red geometric patterns contrast with gold, black and with the detail of the plant forms on the right, in this beautiful, well balanced Print

$425.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division - Work No. 18

$795.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Silence - Work No. 9
Beautiful Mezzotint: Green Hills, Rice Plants and River Flowing; in colors of brown, green, grey

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Calm No. 6
Finely detailed Work of a temple enclosure in contrasting pattern and color of greys, black, rich green and gold foil; a vertical white line creates the impression of a diptych and adds interest and a touch of tension to this small composition

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Rope and Wrapped Metal
Very fine mezzotint - excellent depiction of varied materials and use of light and shade

$350.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Stone No. 3
Hamanishi has created an image often used in prints of Japanese Temples, the stepping stone walkway, leading into the distance. Here, however, a path of stones leads back towards an unseen destination, surrounded by organic shapes of green. In the foreground a delicately lacquered, geometric shape sets off this calm and subtle image.

$550.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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P,P1/5 Division 1

$450.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Window-Bridge

$1,100.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Dim No. 3
A clean, sophisticated composition of lacquered black and mat green/black abstract shapes. Beautiful in its understated subtlety and absolutely pristing and masterful in execution.

Colors are softer and more muted in the original - this print is difficult to photograph

$400.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division - Work No. 83
The sickle of the moon, bedecked with gold and copper mica, is cradled within the vibrant growth of rice. pearls of gold foil rise and fall over the gray/black background creating a richly jeweled surface.

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Kimono- No.3

$850.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Dragon Kimono

$1,150.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Wall

$470.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Four Poems
The four elements of Earth, Sky, Water and Air are represented in a subtle, sophisticated design

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Crevice-Work No.1

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Window-Birds

$950.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Window -No.14

$950.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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The Red Rope

$490.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division- Work No. 95
A sliver of lake reflects the golden glow of sunset; soft wild grasses blow gently in the foreground

Archivally framed in silver metal Shipping by quotation

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Calm No. 3
A quietly flowing river, green banks and rice plants, a beautifully balanced and poetic work of art in the fine mezzotint medium.

$395.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division -Work No.68

$900.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Play-C
Small, fine mezzotint: metal tubes and rope are used to explore the tactile quality and contrast of these materials in a subtly balanced composition; very fine detail and gradations of light and shadow.

$200.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Window -No.18

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Round Trip III
Crisp, meticulously made Nautical image against a diamond shaped solid black background. Hamanishi has created texture, light and shadow to perfection in this small miracle of a Print.

$225.00
Katsunori Hamanishi
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Kotobuki
This is a wonderful piece - soft and subtle velvet blacks, greys and brown, extremely fine detail describe these symbols of life and health. The white geometric divisions lend tension and contrast and refer us to the soft light and shadows of the image.

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Division - Work No. 96
Rice Plants and mountains with a silver foil division form, and subtly balanced colors - a most elegant and appealing Print.

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Katsunori Hamanishi
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Portion Work No.8

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Tadashi Ikai
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Blue Ocean

$585.00
Tadashi Ikai
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Kawasemi(A) -Kingfisher
Charming and beautifully detailed mezzotint by this Master of Bird Life;

$335.00
Koji Ikuta
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Mellon Vine
In his horizontal trelllis the smooth, orange fruit contrasts with the variegated pattern of lively leaves and curvilinear stem

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Koji Ikuta
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Bird with Camellia
Beautifully observed in very fine gradations of color on rich black background with fine highlights

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Koji Ikuta
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Pomegranate
Fine observation of the fruit and seeds in this artistic and delicately rendered mezzotint image

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Koji Ikuta
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Bean Flowers
fine curvilienar patters and color contrasts on rich black, variegated ground

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Koji Ikuta
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Poppy
A rich, vertical print - abundant leaves from which rises the single poppy; very fine combination of colors in soft green, geys and orange

$425.00
Koji Ikuta
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Mellon Blossoms in Moonlight
An interesting, romantic Print that focusses on the brilliant white of blossom and moon amidst the muted green/grey background, finely rendered as light and shadow

$425.00
Koji Ikuta
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Camelia Basket
Very fine detail in this oputstanding image

$350.00
Koji Ikuta
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Bird on Branch
Lovely image with very fine detail and beautiful transition of color- a charming Print in this difficult medium

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Koji Ikuta
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Snuggling in the Wind
Two little owls, seeking comfort with each other on a windy night

$550.00
Koji Ikuta
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Night has Begun
dramatic view of a lone Owl on a windy, moonlit night, seated on the wintry branches of a tree

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Koji Ikuta
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Mirror
Very charming image of an Owl and its image in the mirror

This is the last print available in the, otherwise sold out, edition

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Koji Ikuta
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Evening Cherries
Woderfully detailed and perfect mezzotint of delicately muted color in this rich and complex composition. The color is soft to describe the cherries as seen in the evening light.

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Koji Ikuta
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Owls in the Wind
Two fluffy, little owls, close together, braving the wind, at night

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Koji Ikuta
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Innocence
Two fluffy baby owls comfortably contained wthin the arm of a tree

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Koji Ikuta
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Moon Viewing
An owl family - very charming - seated on a branch on a moonlit night

A mezzotint, relatively large, in outstanding detail and delicate shading

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Koji Ikuta
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Owl and Moon
Dramatic view of this upright Owl, very alert on its branch, in full moon light

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Koji Ikuta
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In the Leaves
Very finly detailed mezzotint and uncanny observation of the Artist's favorite subject - owls

$315.00
Koji Ikuta
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Wind (2)

$975.00
Koji Ikuta
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Wind

$975.00
Koji Ikuta
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Owl with Waterfall

$575.00
Koji Ikuta
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Snowy Owls and Moon

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Koji Ikuta
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Snowy Owl With Landscape
a cheeful snowy owl, perched among rocks in a gently illuminated, wide rocky landscape

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Koji Ikuta
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Three Small Owls

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Koji Ikuta
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Fisherman Owl
An imposing, richly feathered owl looks out searchingly

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Koji Ikuta
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Orchids
Careful observation of the orchid and lovely color combination in gentle light and shadow

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Koji Ikuta
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parrot with Fuschia
A wonderful study in bright color

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Koji Ikuta
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Lavender Flower Basket
A very fine image and composition, quite poetical in the use of light and shadow, revealing the soft, pink blossom, the fine structure of the basket

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Koji Ikuta
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Fluffy Owl Looks Out
Lovely image in very fine detail - another example of the Artist's amazing skill in this difficult medium

$575.00
Koji Ikuta
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Owl With Flowers
Swowy Owl peers out , seated in a flower meadow

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Koji Ikuta
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Fresh Memory
A little, wistful owl on branch, amidst falling leaves; beautiful, delicate effects of light and shadow

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Koji Ikuta
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Violets

$275.00
Takeshi Katori
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Work #13
A powerful Nude holds a samurai sword in this evocative image, her body accentuated by the artists skillful use of shadows and fine texture against a rich black ground

$450.00
Takeshi Katori
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Work #8 ( A Conversation ll)
A sensual portrait of Nudes in a small edition of 20 Prints Rich velvet black background contrasts with melting shadows and detailed texture in this evocative scene

$450.00
Takeshi Katori
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Still Life on an Easel
Finely detailed mezzotint Still Life in this difficult medium; interesting composition and lighting

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Takeshi Katori
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Work # 5
A classic still life, of a Nude with a small dog in an architectural setting. The contrast and interplay of black and white shapes, light and shadow create a beautifully balanced scene

$450.00
Takeshi Katori
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Work # 8
The artist has drawn inspiration from 'The Muses'in classic Greek art in this beautiful contemporary Print

$450.00
Chiura Obata
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Magnolia
A graceful Magnolia branch in bloom

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Yutaka Ozaki
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Lure Fishing
An engraving/mezzotint -a very fine , extremely delicate work with wonderful detail of light and shadow, offset by velvet/black sky

A man involved in fishing, in meditative, relaxed stance, his fishing line far extended is a marvel of light and shade.

$350.00
Kaoru Saito
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Butterflies
Bright and lovely image of a woman, her delicate face and throat surrounded by flowers and butterflies, as she looks upward toward the sky

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Kaoru Saito
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Fluttering all together (Red Illusion)
An exquisite,dramatic image of a geisha standing in a red kimono amidst red butterflies. Titled and dated in pencil by the artist within margin.

$1,500.00
Kaoru Saito
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Ivy
Image of a lady seen in profile, amidst ivy plants; subtle patterns of black and white enhance the pensive expression of her face, as she gazes fixedly ahead.

$450.00
Kaoru Saito
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Tamakazura

$850.00
Kaoru Saito
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Dreamers

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Kaoru Saito
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The Lady and A Hawk in An Old Tale
Outstanding image with medieval touch, of a Lady with Hawk; her elegant, elongated figure fills the vertical space of the picture plane. extremely fine rending of detail, light and shadow.

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Kaoru Saito
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Cat
On velvet black background, a white cat with delicate shading, reclines under a branch of Autumn leaves; a very appealing and elegant image

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Kaoru Saito
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Morning Glory
Beutiful image of a woman in profile with blue Morning Glories at her black hair

$850.00
Kaoru Saito
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Sleeping Woman
In a fine contrast of color and texture,light and shadow, a resting woman with delicate features, long fine fingers and rich black hair, lies covered lightly be a patterned cloth

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Kaoru Saito
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Red Illusion
In this masterpiece of color, composition and effect, brilliant red and soft black color combine with subtle use of light and shadow in the creation of an image of tint. The most beautiful and desirable Print in the series

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Kaoru Saito
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A Young Sparrow and a Leaf

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Kaoru Saito
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Grow Wings

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Kaoru Saito
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Burning Maple
A striking image of fire in a grate, amid maple leaves in the Fall; the flame is rising up, as small leaves gently descend. Colors of reds and brown against a dark background.

$450.00
Kaoru Saito
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Memories
A look of pensive melancholy on her face, a woman gently leans her head into the collar of her robe; her black hair blends into the velvet dark of the background; there four male figures receed into shadow. All elements of fine expression, color, composition, light and shadow combine to create a special mood in this extraordinary Work.

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Kaoru Saito
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Cherry Blossoms
A woman's figure - or that of a doll - in abundant robes, patterned in white and green, under a branch of pink blossoms.

The branches rise lightly upwards, thus counterbalancing the more abundant, heavier kimono clad figure, below.

$850.00
Kaoru Saito
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Red Fan
A composition of fans, one held by a woman, gazing pensively outwards; her rich red robes are a part of the wonderful patterns of red, white and black in this outstanding Work.

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Kaoru Saito
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Questioning
Surrounded by rich and finely patterned cloth, soft blue and white, a woman looks gently out; her fan covers her throat and part of her abundant black hair. White snowflakes or lights float softly from the velvet black of the background. A mood of great delicacy is created in this gentle image with its abundant decorative effect.

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Kaoru Saito
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Eternal Summer

$550.00
Kaoru Saito
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Sparrow and Snail

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Kaoru Saito
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Sparrows and White Flower

$400.00
Kaoru Saito
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Sparrow with Cookie

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Kaoru Saito
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Snow
A young woman raises her head gently towards the falling snow, hair long and black, falls down her back, barely distinguished from the dark brown of the background. She is enveloped in a sumptious robe, delicately shaded, but it is the gentle sensuality of her expression that is a fascinatng aspect of this extraordinary image.

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Kaoru Saito
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Inspiration
A woman in beautiful kimono,pen in hand, reclines with pensive, intelligent expression. She is Shikibu Murasaki, the celebrated Author of the romantic novel 'Genji Monogatari' - 'Tale of Genji', one of the first great Works to be written in Japanese c. 978

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Kaoru Saito
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Moonlit Caravan
A caravan makes its way through a moonlit night; in this romantic fantasy, cloudlike and floral patterns in blue and white decorate the foreground. The craftsmanship in this mezzotint is outstanding; delicate nuances of light and shade prevail.

$550.00
Kaoru Saito
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Cozy Cat
Pristine and sophisticated image of a young Asian girl with her cat, shown in pensive pose,in bright colors against a dark blue background; her white, delicately shaded, face and that of the cat stand out strongly, contrasting with the colorful robe. The lovely expression of the young girl's face tends to enhance her protective pose, as she cradles the kitten in her arms.

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Kaoru Saito
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Flowers
meticulous mezzotint on soft black ground; brilliant, contrasting colors of florals against a disk of bright pink which floats like a heavenly body against the deep, dark background.

$350.00
Kaoru Saito
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Wisteria

$650.00
Kaoru Saito
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Sweet Dreams
A sleeping woman, her body heavy and relaxed, her rich robes trailing, is carried gently by the male figure, seen from behind; his severe, dark dress contrasts with the abundance of her colorful robe, bu leads the eye toward the wealth of her long black hair

$550.00
Kaoru Saito
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Remembering
Very fine mezzotint of a women as she gazes out pensively; her delicate features are enhanced by the richly petalled flower at her hair. Behind her, an army of samurai receedes towards fields and houses of a village.

Kaoru Saito's matchless technique is again evident in this fine Work.

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Kaoru Saito
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A Vision
In this dramatic image, a the lady lifts a lantern that appears to illuminate a surprising sight, perceived by the man who appears to recoil with shocked and startled expression; the subdued colors add to the forboding mood of this scene.

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Kaoru Saito
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Springtime

$450.00
Kaoru Saito
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Comfort
A woman clings warmly to the handsome man, who looks at her protectively; delicate shadows enhance their figures, adding to a sense of question and refinement

$850.00
Joop Vegter
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The Glass Verando Marble
A remarkable miniature image of a glass marble in fine detail

$250.00
Joop Vegter
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Apples in Collander
In many shades of the delicately varied greens and reds, this simple subject glows, enriched by the meticulous handling of the diffcult mezzotint medium. Slightly off center, with slight shifts in the composition of the apples and cloth, the Artist has created a Work of a simple subject that is full of subtle, enriching complexities.

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Ito Wako
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Ranunculus
Subtle shades of pink, purple, and lavender reflect the soft transient beauty of delicate blooms.

$350.00
Ito Wako
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Pear
Wako ITO has a special love for fruit and flowers. Here a single pear, with leaves still attached, appears to have been just picked, on ground that may be earth or field. The Print has a spontaneous quality with very good use of light and shade; the ripe fruit, lusciously rounded, is set off by the tangle of stems and leaves that surround it as if with a light and caring touch. Wako Ito works in the mezzotint medium which she has developed masterfully.

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Ito Wako
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Pears
Well executed mezzotint - the pears, each carefully placed in relation to the others, stand out in firm three dimensional form on the blue shelf.

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Ito Wako
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Roses in a Glass
The latest in a series of beautiful mezzotints is this image of Roses in a Glass Vase shown against a backdrop of delicate leaf reflections and standing on a muted yellow/green leafy base.

The composition is a marvellous creation of the softest gradation of harmonious color, bursting forth in the full bloom of the lovely rose.

$450.00
Ito Wako
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Blue Napkin and Strawberries
Mezzotint of equisite color and fine detail, shines forth in contrasting colors of blues, yellow and brilliant red

$475.00
Ito Wako
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Petunias

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Ito Wako
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Cherries
This meticulous, jewellike image is a masterpiece of detail and incredibly rich in color. The condition is pristine.

A Master of small meticulously worked Prints, Ito Wako is the subject of a monologue on the recent issue of DARUMA Magazine, produced in Japan.

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Ito Wako
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Bowl of Black Cherries
Again, Ito Wako has presented a simple subject in equisite detail and fine, contrasting color on the dark, velvet of the mezzotint

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Ito Wako
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Red Cherries (B)

$295.00
Ito Wako
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Red Cherries (A)
This simple subject is presented in perfection of detail, light and shadow and fine coloring in this lovely mezzotint

$295.00
Ito Wako
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Loquat
Very fine state - detail and color

$350.00
Ito Wako
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Cherries in a line

$295.00
Ito Wako
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Six Cherries

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Ito Wako
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Cherries on Black

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Ito Wako
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Radish

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Ito Wako
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A Branch of Mamelos
A very fine mezzotint in perfect condition, with jewel-like detail

$475.00
Ito Wako
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Witch in the Sky
Very cute and beautifully printed mezzotint

$325.00
Ito Wako
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Pears

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Tomoe Yokoi
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Watermelon
Piece of watermelon, triangle-shaped in shades of red and green against a soft, velvet black background. A fine print.

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Tomoe Yokoi
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Owl
Very appealing Print of an erect sitting owl - looking at us attentively; the Owl emerges from a dark mezzoting backgound in colors predominantly brown/beige with green highlights

$320.00
Tomoe Yokoi
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Radish in the Bowl
Three red radish in a glass dish with fine three- dimensional effect; the background is velvet black. A very fine print.

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Tomoe Yokoi
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Watermelon
Piece of watermelon, triangle-shaped in shades of red and green against a soft, velvet black background.

$395.00
Tomoe Yokoi
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Apples in a Basket with a Pink Napkin
As the shelf fades to the sides, two apples in the basket emerge as beautiful shapes out of the dark around them. The artist has handled shading and color contrasts most delicately; green, grey, red delicately merge; the pink napkin is a bright focus and stands out in interesting folds. The subject of the Print is in effect, shape, color, contrast and detail - combined in a Work of where superflous elements are avoided. The rich mezzotint medium - requiring so much patient, detailed work, is here used to produce a fine work of art.

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Hiroshi Yoshida
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Sarusawa Pond
Beautiful print in delicate pastel shades, depicting the KofukujiTemple, Nara and its reflection in the pond

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