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Tachibana Morikuni, Japan, 17-18th century, posters reproduced by World of Art

Tachibana Morikuni

A lovely collection of Japanese prints from Tachibana Morikuni, all faithfully reproduced by World of Art on quality 200gsm-thick four-star Green Star eco-friendly paper with a soft-satin low-sheen finish and high quality inks to retain colour vibrancy for years to come. Green star system approved paper is a universally recognised eco-responsibility paper based on the origin of the fibre and the manufacturing process. All our posters are standard A3 size and look beautiful with or without frames but if you're thinking of framing then a standard A3 frame will fit perfectly. All posters come with a thin white border
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Please note before ordering all our posters are reproduction posters 
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Standard A3 Size
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16.53" x 11.69"
42cm x 29.7cm
420mm x 297mm
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Tachibana Morikuni was a leading eighteenth century painter, illustrator and writer. He was a master of both Kano and Tosa styles. A student of Tsuruzawa Tanzan, Morikuni lived and worked in Osaka. His major illustrated books include, Ehon Koji-dan (1714), Morokoshi Kimmo-zui (1719), Ehon shaho-bukuro (1720), Gaten tsuko (1727), Honcho gaen (1729), Utai gashi (1732), Ehon oshukubai (1740) and Umpitsu soga (1749). Floral Study originates from the last named volume. Umpitsu soga, a three volume set, was actually published a year after Tachibana Morikuni's death. Umpitsu soga, translated as the Moving Brush in Rough or Rapid Painting dealt mostly with studies of animals, birds and flowers. Designed in the academic Kano style, his woodcuts are very early examples of producing graduated tones and lines by scraping the blocks in order to simulate the effects of actual brushwork