Paul Binnie
Summer

Paul Binnie “Summer” main image
Artist
Paul Binnie
Title
Summer
Japanese title
Natsu
Series title
The Four Seasons
Japanese series title
Shiki 四季
Date
Medium
Colour woodblock print on paper
Paper dimensions (h × w)
46.5 × 32.5 cm
Image dimensions (h × w)
44.5 × 29 cm
Edition size
50
Artist's proofs
2 known
Carver
Paul Binnie
Printer
Paul Binnie
Subjects
Beautiful Women (Bijin 美人)
Remarks
31 impressions from two sides of 12 blocks. A 31-sheet process set was exhibited at Tennesee State Museum of Art, July-September, 2003.
First of 4 part bijin-ga series commissioned by Bruce Tierney and Barry Stokes and featuring Japanese model named Akiko.
References
Van den Ing, E (ed.) , Paul Binnie: A Dialogue with the Past, Art Media Resources, Chicago, p. 111
Putney, C, Brown, K, et al. , Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, p. 67
Catalogue number
74 (L101)
Supplementary images
Paul Binnie “Summer” Sumi ink sketch thumbnailSumi ink sketch
Paul Binnie “Summer” Keyblock thumbnailKeyblock
Paul Binnie “Summer” Verso thumbnailVerso
Paul Binnie “Summer” Shiki series thumbnailShiki series