Paul Binnie
Heron Maiden

Paul Binnie “Heron Maiden” 1993 main image
Artist
Paul Binnie
Title
Heron Maiden
Japanese title
Sagi musume 鷺娘
Series title
Date
Medium
Colour woodblock print on paper
Paper dimensions (h × w)
91.3 × 31.1 cm
Image dimensions (h × w)
88 × 29 cm
Edition size
20
Artist's proofs
Carver
Paul Binnie
Printer
Paul Binnie
Subjects
Kabuki actors (Yakusha-e 役者絵)
Remarks
The first woodblock print made by Paul Binnie. It's identified from Binnie's second similar print by its black keyblock lines and brown inside the umbrella. There was significant variation within the edition 20.
Bandō Tamasaburō V
Youtube video: Bando Tamasaburo V at the beginning of Sagi musume
References
Van den Ing, E (ed.) , Paul Binnie: A Dialogue with the Past, Art Media Resources, Chicago, p. 43
Catalogue number
1 (L228)
Supplementary images
Variation #2 thumbnail Variation #2
Variation #3 thumbnail Variation #3