Paul Binnie, Summer, Natsu, Combing Her Hair

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Original Japanese woodblock print. 

Artist: Paul Binnie (1967 – )
Title: Natsu (Summer)
Series: Shiko (The Four Seasons)
Published: by the artist
Date: 2003
Edition: 47/100
Dimensions: 48 x 33 cm


The subject itself is reminiscent of one of the most famous shin hanga bijin designs, Hashiguchi Goyo’s ‘Combing Her Hair’ (Kami sukeru onna, 1920). This edition is lavishly produced: the kimono is printed with extensive embossing to suggest the texture of the fabric, the hair is printed with lacquer, and the comb is highlighted with 22-carat gold leaf.

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Artist Name Paul Binnie
Title Natsu (Summer)
Subject Beauty & Female, Contemporary
Dimensions 48 x 33 cm