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Crane
© Ichiro Tsuruta

1000: Crane (Tsuruta)

Here the subject holds an origami paper crane (tsuru) on her outstretched fingers; this may be a play on the artist's family name, Tsuruta, which is literally "crane - paddy-field". This picture is dated 1999.

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Somewhere to buy origami: Lauraine Origami Paper Store

Ichiro Tsuruta is a contemporary artist, with a distinctive style of powerful simple drawing. He signs his art "Ichiro T", emphasising his given name, as is traditional, but writing in Roman letters.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1000 pieces; 50 x 75 cm (20" x 30")
Code: E14438 (14-438 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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