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Blue Peep Show A

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Blue Peep Show A

by Takahashi Rikio, 1970

IHL Cat. #237

About This Print

The curvilinear forms used in Blue Peep Show A emerge in a series of prints in 1970, starting with Ocean A (Catalog Raisonné 246) and are largely gone by 1971.  Also see Seabathing (IHL Cat. #424.)

Catalogue Raisonné Entry

#268 - Catalogue Raisonné
(Rikio Takahashi, The Woodblock Prints, published by Abe Publishing LTD., 1998) 
Catalogue Raisonné - color image

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #237
 Title Blue Peep Show A  ブルーピープショウ A [burūpipushō]
 Series n/a
 Takahashi Rikio (1917-1998)
 Pencil signed by artist - Rikio Takahashi in English
 Seal none
 Date 1970
 Edition 1 of 50
 Publisher  self-published
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent- 2 small tape remnants top corners verso and small sticker top edgeverso reading M.M. Shinno & Associates, 1852 Micheltorena St., LosAngeles, Calif. 90026
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 Miscellaneous Title written on print is “Blue peep show,” but the Catalog Raisonné gives the title as  “BluePeep Show (A)." 
 H x W Paper 18 1/8 x 18 3/8 in. (46 x 46.7 cm)
 H x W Image
 Collections This Print
 Reference LiteratureCatalogue Raisonné: Rikio Takahashi, The Woodblock Printspublished by Abe Publishing LTD., 1998, p. 48 number 268, color pl. p. 60.