Paul Binnie

Scottish, b. 1967

Phoenix Dream
(Ho-o no yume)

signed in kanji, o ju (by special request) Bin-ni, followed by artist's red seal Binnie, the title, Ho-o no yume, in silver at upper left, with artist's signature Binnie, embossed at center of bottom margin, numbered and signed in pencil, 14/20 Paul Binnie, 2006

obaiban tate-e 21 3/4 by 16 3/8 in., 55.4 by 41.5 cm

This print was commissioned by a Swiss gallery in a very small edition of only 20 impressions. The composition was inspired by Torii Kodondo's print Kesho (Make-up), which Binnie had recently acquired; and by the gallery owner's tatoo of a ho-o bird on his shoulder.

Reference: Paul Binnie: A Dialogue with the Past - The First 100 Japanese Prints, 2007, p. 131, no. 94

(inv. no. 10-5573)

price: $3,800


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