Paul Binnie, First Night

Paul Binnie, Scottish, b. 1967

High Shimada Hairstyle

a view of a nude from behind, with red background, signed at the lower left in gold kanji, Bin-ni, followed by artist's seal Binnie in silver, and numbered, titled (in kanji) and signed in sumi ink on the bottom margin, 16/30, Takashimada, Paul Binnie, July 2011

dai oban tate-e 17 by 12 in., 43.1 by 30.5 cm

In addition to the white mica ground First Night, and the stark black ground of Cool Breeze, this print is one of three variant nudes which Binnie made using the figure from Eisen no Aizuri-e, the most recent female subject from his ukiyo-e tatoo series, Edo zumi hyaku shoku (A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo).

Sold (another impression available here)


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