Seikichi Takara "Samurai" Limited Edition Serigraph c.1988
Brilliant color serigraph by listed artist Seikichi Takara (Hawaii, 20th c.)
Serigraph dimensions 23.5" x 30". The period black lacquer frame measures 38" x 45".
The serigraph is in very good condition with minimal foxing at the extreme outer edge (please see image).
The frame is lightly distressed and included in "as is" condition.
The serigraph is from a very limited edition of 100. This is number 17/100, or XVII/C
The line shown across the top of the image is from glare from the plexiglass. The paper shows no creasing.
A contemporary frame could give this vintage print a new life. Be sure to use archival materials when re-framing.
Seikichi Takara, a self-taught artist born and raised an the island of Oahu is a second generation American of Okinawan ancestry.
Takara has been recognized Internationally for his abstract, expressionistic paintings. His painting "Lunar Seed" an abstract was one of ten selected to become a commemorative poster for the Smithsonian Institutes Air and Space Museum Bicentennial Celebration in 1983.
Takara has had numerous one-man and group shows in Hawaii and the mainland, including Okinawa and Germany. His works were exhibited in several Artists of Hawaii juried shows at the Honolulu Academy of Arts.
Takara’s works are in many private and corporate collections including the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.