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The Night Fortune Teller

The Night Fortune Teller
by Nakao Yoshitaka

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Artist: Nakao Yoshitaka
Title: The Night Fortune Teller
Date 1st edition?1958
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Not Set
Format (this edition): Not Set
DB artwork code: 34533
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Offered is Yoshitaka Nakao's "The Night Fortune Teller". Born in 1911, Nakao was briefly a student of the Sosaku Hanga master, Umetaro Azechi. In pencil at the bottom, the print is signed "Y Nakao", dated 1958, and numbered 10/100.

Offered for sale is this
Rare limited edition Japanese Woodblock Print
by Yoshitaka Nakao
Signed in Pencil, dated 1958.
#10 of 100.
Rarely available print, museum level artist.

Margin to margin, the "The Night Fortune Teller" is 8.25" x 12". The image is 6.75" by 10.25". The white area of the collar has been hand-painted onto the print, as has the white of the eye. The margins are toned, just about the color you see in the print. On the back across the top, there is a narrow tape mark, and some tape. There is light bleed-through. Nakao is rare, and does not often come up for sale, and this is a LIMITED edition print.

The artworks displayed on JAODB are not for sale.

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