Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957
Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957
Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957
Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957
Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957

Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957

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Offered is a Tamami Shima woodcut depicting two birds in a grove of trees. Notable in this print is Tamami’s ability to utilize the natural grain pattern from her carving block to create beautiful organic patterns in the landscape of the print.   The print is signed and dated 1957. 

Tamami Shima (1937-1999) 
Born in Hirosaki, Japan, she studied at the Tokyo Women’s University of Arts.  She worked in Tokyo in the early 1960’s then later moved to the United States.

sight 12 by 16 inches
frame 19 by 23¾ inches

The print is in good condition.  The framing is older but still in good condition with some minors scratches and dings.

Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957
Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957
Tamami Shima Woodcut 1957