Namiki, Hajime (1947 - Present)

Weeping Cherry 5

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: 2006
Size (H x W): 13 x 18.25 (inches)
Edition: 139/280
Signature: Hajime Namiki
Condition: Very good color, impression and state, metallic gold ground


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.