Landscape with a silhouette of a tree in the foreground intricately carved and printed in plank grain cherry wood.
ARTIST: John Steins
TITLE: Landscape with Meditative Analysis
MEDIUM: Digitized Woodblock
IMAGE SIZE: 7.25 X 10 inches
PAPER SIZE: 10.5 x 14.5 inches
PAPER: Japanese Washi
OTHER MARKS: Signed, titled in pencil

This multiple block woodcut of tree branches was made on cherry wood overprinted onto the background of jig sawed wood plates cut from plywood borrowing a technique introduced by Edvard Munch where he inked the separate pieces and re-assembled for printing in one pass, thereby solving the problem of colour registration.

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