Scottish, b. 1967
pink baren sujizuri ground and mica water streaming down the figure's back, signed with gold pigment at left, Bin-ni, with artist's circular seal, Binnie, numbered, titled and signed in pencil on the bottom margin, 30/30, Shower, Paul Binnie, February - May 2006
dai oban tate-e 16 5/8 by 12 in., 42.2 by 30.5 cm
For each design in the Edo Ink (Edo zumi) series Binnie produced non-tattoo versions in smaller editions of only thirty impressions. The alternate palettes emphasize the nudes themselves, juxtaposing the exposed skin against rich red or pink grounds, and eliminating the ukiyo-e references found in the cartouches, signatures and pictogram seals.
Paul Binnie: A Dialogue with the Past - The First 100 Japanese Prints, 2007, p. 130, no. 93
(inv. no. C-1052)
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