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Clifton Karhu Limited Edition Japanese Showa Woodblock Portraiture Print, 1966



A whimsically designed and colored, woodblock portrait print by American master printmaker Clifton Karhu who lived in Japan for over 50 years. Karhu's work gained great esteem not only in Japan but worldwide. This limited edition print is signed, titled, dated (1966) and numbered (coveted 1/50) by the artist. The colors are vibrant and rich and the image relatively rare as I have not seen another copy of this particular work. The print is matted and framed. Framed dimensions are: 20.5" high, 16" wide, .5" deep Would be a great addition to any collection of Karhu's work or brilliant stand-alone work of art. Karhu's work can be found in museums and collections throughout the world including: Museum of Fine Arts Boston Cincinnati Art Museum Minnesota Museum of Art Kunst Museum Salzburg, Austria Fogg Museum, Boston National Gallery of Australia, Canberra American Chamber of Comm.


  • Creator
    Clifton Karhu (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)Width: 16 in. (40.64 cm)Depth: .5 in. (1.27 cm)
  • Style
    Showa (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Print in good vintage condition. The frame may have light wear consistent with age and use (please see photos). Fantastic and rare work overall.
  • Seller Location
    Studio City, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2254316285531

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    Ships From: Studio City, CA
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