YOZO HAMAGUCHI 浜口陽三 1909-2000
Wakayama 1909 – 2000 Tokyo (Japanese)
Title: Bowl of Grapes | Coupe de Raisons, 1978
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Inscribed Mezzotint in Colours on Paper
Paper size: 38 x 29 cm. / 16 x 11.4 in.
Plate size: 12 x 12 cm. / 4.7 x 4.7 in.
Additional Information: This original aquatint in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Hamaguchi” at the lower right margin.
It is also hand inscribed in pencil “e.a” (épreuve d’Artist [artist’s proof]) at the lower left margin.
The work was printed in 1978 in a small limited edition.
Provenance: Sotheby’s London, United Kingdom. (the high bidder will receive a photocopy of the Sotheby’s catalogue where the work is fully detailed and illustrated in colors).
Note: The mezzotint technique used to create this work is known as Manière Noire [black method].
Literature: (1985). Catalogue of the Prints of Yozo Hamaguchi. Tokyo: M. Gallery.
Reference: No. 146.
Condition: Excellent condition.