Namiki, Hajime (1947 - Present)

Blue Tree 136

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: 2009
Size (H x W): 13.5 x 18.25 (inches)
Seals: Artist's seal
Edition: 84/200
Signature: Hajime Namiki
Condition: Very good color, impression and state, gold ground, faint creasing on top margin.


About the artist

Hajime Namiki was born in Tokyo. He studied sculpture under the famous Shigeru Ogura, before becoming a woodblock print artist. Namiki's work is highly innovative as he pushes to find new techniques to depict familiar subjects from nature. His style is based on the use of a limited palette, using both silver and gold leaf. Hajime Namiki's prints can be found in numerous collections including the White House and the LA County Museum of Art.