Wood engraving on simili-japon paper with large margins
From the edition of 75
Titled and signed in color pencil and inscribed 32/75
Image dimensions: 11.92 x 17 in (303 x 432 mm)
Custom framed in a Shou sugi ban style frame with archival rag matting and protected with museum anti-reflective uv-filtering glass.
Shou sugi ban is a particularly striking method of preserving wood by charring it with fire. Traditionally, this practice is used with Japanese cedar in order to weatherproof it. The wood is burned until the surface is charred, and then coated with natural oil.