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Evening Sun, 1981 by Ted Colyer (born 1947)

Item Number: 942881

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Auction Category: Contemporary
Item Number: 942881
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Evening Sun, 1981 by Ted Colyer (born 1947)

Original Ted Colyer (born 1947) Japanese Woodblock Print
Evening Sun, 1981

Sosaku Hanga - The sosaku hanga or creative print movement in Japan began in the early part of the twentieth century. Unlike the traditional collaborative woodblock printing process utilizing a separate artist, carver, and printer along with a publisher, the sosaku hanga movement emphasized artist involvement in designing, carving, and printing the blocks himself, as the sole creator of his work. The movement gained popularity following World War II, earning international acclaim and expanding subject matter to include abstraction. Today most contemporary Japanese print artists design, carve, and print their woodblocks themselves, continuing the vibrant creative tradition established with ukiyo-e. Sosaku hanga prints encompass a wide range of subjects and expressive artistic styles, and are a great choice for a collector interested in modern and contemporary prints.

Ted Colyer - Born in Canada, Ted Colyer spent seventeen years in Japan, where he studied woodblock printing with Toshi Yoshida. He has exhibited regularly at the prestigious College Women's Association of Japan's annual print show in Tokyo. His works are in the collections of many companies and museums in Canada and Japan, and the Prince and Princess Takamado also own prints by him.

Signed - T. Colyer, dated '81
Numbered - 42/100

Artist - Ted Colyer (born 1947)
Image Size - 10 7/8" x 21 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight soiling and a few faint spots in margins, a few creases at edges. Please note, due to the size, this print may be shipped rolled. Please see photos for details.

Evening Sun, 1981 by Ted Colyer (born 1947)

Evening Sun, 1981 by Ted Colyer (born 1947)

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