Early Riser, 1994

by Joshua Rome (born 1953)

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Early Riser, 1994 by Joshua Rome (born 1953)

Original Joshua Rome (born 1953) Japanese Woodblock Print
Early Riser, 1994

Joshua Rome - Born in the United Stated in 1953, Joshua Rome went to Japan in 1973, apprenticing to well-known woodblock print artist Clifton Karhu. Today, he is one of the most-recognized artists working in the medium of woodblock printing, exhibiting internationally, with works included in major museum collections such as the British Museum. He designs, carves, and prints his works himself, often using a special burnishing technique that emphasizes the grain of the wood, adding a subtle, atmospheric texture. After living in rural village near Kyoto for twenty-five years, Rome returned to the U.S. in 1998, and now lives in Vermont. Collectors prize his lyrical, quietly expressive images.

Comments - Lovely image of a beautiful full moon rising in a softly glowing sky tinted from blue-violet to aqua to yellow with a deeper yellow orange along the horizon. The peak of a traditional thatched-roof home stands next to bare trees, with deeper green foliage behind. A beautiful image with the expansive sky suffused with light. A wonderful large format, limited edition design by this contemporary artist.

Signed - J Rome '94 in pencil in bottom margin with red artist's seal
Titled - Early Riser in pencil in bottom margin
Numbered - 50/65

Artist - Joshua Rome (born 1953)

Image Size - 10 1/4" x 21 5/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent condition overall and no issues to report.

Note: Due to the size of this print, it will be shipped rolled.

Early Riser, 1994 by Joshua Rome (born 1953)
Early Riser, 1994 by Joshua Rome (born 1953)