On the market: Excellent Woodblock Remake associated with the Dream associated with Fisherman’s Wife Print
Finally…we are particularly delighted to announce – when it comes to time that is first over 100 years – a fresh genuine woodblock reproduction of Hokusai’s acclaimed The Dream of this Fisherman’s Wife of 1814. This unique remake is developed by Yuuya Shimoi, that is mostly of the professional woodcut craftsmen employed in Japan today.
‘The Dream regarding the Fisherman’s Wife Print on the market‘ (2018)
Shimoi made new obstructs and painstakingly created, carved and printed it into the manner that is traditional one block for every single color. It’s their fantasy to let the modern fans feel the authentic sense of the ukiyo-e images from the Edo duration, and not simply to see them as attractive product.
Green and Pink
This elaborate remake really shows the entire authentic feel for the original including all of the features with exemplary green and red color. The applied pigments, in this full case, sumi, turmeric, indigo, sufflower red and aobanagami, were carefully chosen.
Most of the authentic materials since found in the Edo duration already disappeared with no conventional craftsman working in Japanese woodblock images today has inherited this. Because of this, the contemporary printing maker needs to elaborately research these types of details and produce them himself.
Few reproductions of Hokusai’s iconic image are known. Continue reading