BONALBO ARTS, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN                            
                     
ORIGINAL ART FROM NORTHERN NSW:


                                         BRISBANE'S WEST END SERIES By TREVOR TIERNEY                                         
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Trevor Tierney is a practising artist who lives in Brisbane and has a Bachelor of Fine Art from Queensland Collage of the Arts. He undertook a series of paintings on homelessness in West End, Brisbane. Some are observed scenes, some where the artist tried to imagine what it would be like to be have this lifestyle.
Following are the 38 Water Colour Scenes of this "BRISBANE WEST END" SERIES
All are on high quality artist's paper embossed "Aquarelle".
Each measure 57cm x 38cm (22.4 inches x 15 inches)
There may be very minor size differences in each painting.

#BWE01 West End Mangroves at Night -
Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 2012 by the Artist, Dated 2012.
PRICE AU$935 inc GST / AU$850 Export.
          


#BWE02 Dead man in the River Regatta -
Pencil Signed and Titled by the Artist. Undated. PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
          


#BWE03 Drink now and feel nothing tomorrow -
Pencil Signed and Titled by the Artist.Undated. PRICE AU$605 inc GST / AU$550 Export
         

#BWE04 It's a jungle out there-
Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 30-5-12 by the Artist. PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export.
         


#BWE05 Signed, Titled Homeless in West End Pastel and Water Colour and Dated 2012 by the Artist in Pencil. PRICE AU$550 inc GST / AU$500 Export
          


#BWE06 Sex in the City  -  Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 2012 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$605 inc GST / AU$550 Export
         


#BWE07 The French Horn Player and the Somali boy studying the Bible.
                  South Bank - Signed, Titled and Dated 5-5-12 8.30am all in pencil by the Artist
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
         


#BWE08 Shelter Spiritual or Modular or is this Alice's Rabbit hole -
Signed, Titled and Dated 15-5-12 by the Artist in Pencil
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
          


#BWE09 "WAH" - Pencil Signed, Titled "WAH" and Dated 16-5-12 in Pencil by the Artist.
PRICE AU$715 inc GST /  AU$650 Export
        


#BWE10 St Francis Save me Faith. - Pencil Signed, Titled and dated in Pencil by the Artist.
NOTE: On the reverse side of #BWE10 above there are a number of hand written thoughts which appear the suggestions for titles or background to Trevors' paintings as well as a pencil sketch for a future art work. 
PRICE AU$605 inc GST / AU$550 Export
         


#BWE11 Titled, "The Boat and I" , Signed and Dated
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
         


#BWE12 This very interesting art work is Hand Signed and Dated 2-12 by the Artist in pencil. It seems to be a statement of beliefs and The Title of the scene "Politic's of place 1-1" appears in the bottom of the painted panel.
PRICE AU$660 inc GST / AU$600 Export
           


#BWE13 Sleeping out West End - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 4-4-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$550 inc GST / AU$500 Export
        


#BWE14 Washing Day West End  - Pencil Signed, Dated 2012 and Titled by the Artist.
PRICE AU$660 inc GST / AU$600 Export
         


#BWE15 The Bag Lady in a Pru Acton dress - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 3-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$550 inc GST / AU$500 Export
        


#BWE16 In need of peipei, Dated 2012 all in Pencil by the Artist.
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
          

#BWE17 Food Chinatown - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 17-5-12 By the Artist
PRICE AU$825 inc GST / AU$750 Export
PICTURE COMING SOON


#BWE18 Lady Washing her Fox - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 13-5-12 By the Artist
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
          


#BWE19 Rejection ? She looked very unhappy, crying at the City cat stop. He looked as
though he had had his way with her and now she was damaged goods -
Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 4-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$550 inc GST / AU$500 Export
           

#BWE20 Hibernation. Pencil signed, titled and dated 2012 by the Artist in Pencil.
PRICE AU$550 inc GST / AU$500 Export
           

#BWE21 Abstract Pattern using Primaries, Secondaries, and Tertiarys
from Lady washing her Fox - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 13-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$605 inc GST / AU$550 Export
         


#BWE22 Shelter, Living in a Storm Water Drain - Pencil Signed, Titled and
Dated 20-4-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
        


#BWE23 High Beam. Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 2012 by the Artist in Pencil.
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
         


#BWE24 Whom Looks over us. Is it God - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated by the Artist in Pencil.
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
        


#BWE25 Nocturne. Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 2012 by the Artist in Pencil.
PRICE AU$715 inc GST / AU$650 Export
         


#BWE26 The day the Roare Roared - Pencil Signed, Dated 2012 and Titled by the Artist.
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
       


#BWE27 There was no Shelter.
Sleeping under the William Jolly Bridge - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 27-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$660 inc GST / AU$600 Export
       


#BWE28 Could one Live in the dark under the Freeway ? - Pencil Signed, Titled and
Dated 29-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$572 inc GST / AU$520 Export
        


#BWE29 A woman and her Cart - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 2012 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$715 inc GST / AU$650 Export
        


#BWE30 Aboriginal woman with blue hair watching the tide change
South Bank 8.30am - Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 9-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$605 inc GST / AU$550 Export
        

#BWE31 Sex in a Box - Pencil Signed, Titled and dated 2012 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
       

#BWE32 Minimalism. No Possessions -Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 20-4-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$715 inc GST / AU$650 Export
        

#BWE33 Love in a Box. Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 4-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$605 inc GST / AU$550 Export
         

#BWE34 Storm Water Drains  West End. Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 2012 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$440 inc GST / AU$400 Export
        

#BWE35 Shelter. Sleeping in the Community Garden Shed. Pencil Signed, Titled and
Dated 2012 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$660 inc GST / AU$600 Export
          


#BWE36 City Cat at night. Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 10-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
         


#BWE37 Food. Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 24-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$495 inc GST / AU$450 Export
        


#BWE38 Shelter, fire, warmth.  Pencil Signed, Titled and Dated 24-5-12 by the Artist.
PRICE AU$715 inc GST / AU$650 Export.
        

Bonalbo Arts, Architecture and Design is the Registered Business Name of
Peter and Wivine Winch.

We can be contacted at peterandwivine@baaad.com.au
or by post to PO Box 1104, Bonalbo NSW 2469
We offer a range of services to artists, decorators, collectors and investors as well as providing specialist identification and valuation services to private owners and auction houses in Australia and the USA. Please see our biographies and the full details of the services we offer at the bottom of this page.



FOLLOWING IS A SMALL SAMPLE OF GENUINE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS BOTH ANTIQUE AND CONTEMPORARY
This is a tiny sample of the woodblock prints we offer. If you like what you see visit our Specialist Japanese Woodblock Print Website by USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:
http://woodblockprint.com.au
UKIYO-E

CHIKANOBU, HASHIMOTO lived from 1838 until 1912. He was a student of both Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Utagawa Kunisada then Later Toyohara Kunichika. His Signatures included a number of “Go” names including Ikkakusai and Yoshu and he created a number of different series in a wide variety of genres. His most famous are those of Beautiful Women and Meiji Era Traditions while among the rarest are his Works of Kabuki Scenes inspired by his master Kunichika in the first years of their liaison.
                      
KUSUNOKI MASATSURA
SIGNATURE: Yoshu Chikanobu Hitsu in Lower Left of Scene.
SIZE: 36.5cm x 24cm (14 inches x 9.4 inches)
DATE: 1886
CONDITION: Very Good For the Age of this Rare and Extremely Popular Original First Edition 124 Year Old Woodblock Print. See Photo.
NOTES: This is One of the Great Woodblock Print Ghost Illustrations depicting the brave warrior Kusunoki Masatsura as a boy, fending off evil creatures. Here the boy takes on a wild badger and this horrific ghost. The inset above shows Masatsura as a grown man reading his death poem on a temple door before the Battle of Shijo, where he lost his life.

YOSHITOSHI, TAISO lived from 1839 until 1892 and is considered to be one of the greatest artists of the Meiji era. He is sometimes called Tsukioka, instead of Taiso which was the name he also used. He was a student of Kuniyoshi along with Yoshiiku and, even though he was considered the greater talent, when Kuniyoshi died, he was named the heir apparent to the school. Along with Yoshiiku there were hard times until the release of his most famous and most sought after series the 100 Aspects of the Moon was released and this series about beautiful women and ghosts is still thought to be one of the truly great woodblock print series ever created. Unfortunately his great creative ability and talent had a dark side as he suffered for depression and mental illness. He died of a brain hemorrhage at 53 years of age.    
                         
TAKAGI UMANOSUKE THINKING ABOUT
THE HUGE HEAD HE SEES
No 10 IN THE SERIES  - BIYU SUIKODEN
THIS IS A VERY RARE SCENE
SIGNATURE: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi Hitsu
SIZE: 25.1cm x 18.6cm (9.9 inches x 7.3 inches)
DATE: October 1866
OTHER ATTRIBUTES: Round Aratame Censor Seal for the Year 1866 in bottom left corner.
CONDITION: Remarkably Good For Age. Faint old wrinkle.See Photo.

SHIN HANGA
HASUI, KAWASE Lived from 1883 until 1957. He Most Highly Regarded for the Exquisite Colour, Amazing Perspective and Inspiring Ambiance of his wide Range of Landscape Woodblocks. During his Life he Created Over 600 Different Woodblock Scenes and he is Recognised as one of Most Prolific and Most Talented of Shin Hanga Artists from the Early 20th Century. It is no wonder that a Year Prior to his Death he was Honored with the Title of a Living National Treasure. Most of his woodblocks were published by Watanabe but he also had some of his work published by other companies including by Isetatsu, Bijutsusha, Kawaguchi and Sakai, Tokyo Shobido and Doi Teiichi.
#P4048 FIRST EDITION 1950 HASUI WOODBLOCK PRINT
KANKAI PAVILION AT WAKAURA BEACH

SIZE: 39cm x 27cm (15.2 inches x 10.5 inches)
AUTHENTICATION: Watanabe Publisher's 6mm Seal which was Only Used between 1945 and 1957 can be seen in the lower left corner of the scene. This can be seen in the picture of the whole print but contact us if you would like us to email you a close up picture of this seal.
SIGNATURE: Hasui with Sui Seal Below.
Title and Date in Left Margin.
Very Good Condition for Age. See Photos. Has some old tipping tape still attached to the back at the outside edges of the top margin. No sign of this can be seen from the front.
#P2856 SNOW STORM AT HATAKUDARI
                
PRISTINE CONDITION. HAS NEVER NEED FRAMED
SIZE 39.5cm x 26.5cm (15.5 inches x 10.5 inches)
There is extremely minor variation in individual sheet sizes.
AUTHENTICATION: Hand Stamped 7mm Round Black Watanabe Seal in the Image and or the Red Heisei Seal in the Margin as Proof of Authenticity.  Titled and Dated 1946 in Left Margin. This is a Later Edition Hand Printed on Traditional Washi from the Original 1946 Hand Carved Woodblocks by the Famous Watanabe Woodblock Print Company.
SIGNATURE: Hasui with Round Red Sui Seal Below.


THE ABOVE ARE JUST A COUPLE OF EXAMPLES OF HASUI WOODBLOCK PRINTS.
WE HAVE MANY MORE ON OUR SPECIALIST WEB SITE found at www.woodblockprint.com.au
CONTEMPORARY
SUGIYAMA, MOTOSUGU whose Christian name is sometimes translated Motuju, was born in 1925 in regional Japan but after marrying moved to Tokyo with his wife who was born in that City. They lived a comfortable life and he had a career in the business world but he had a deep artistic urge and, in 1975 at the age of 50, he began studying the Woodblock Art with Funasaka Yoshisuke. He created a number of woodblocks which were well received and after retiring from work in 1995 he decided to begin an artistic life full time. He has a unique style which no one has been able to successfully imitate and in these latter years of his life has won amazing international recognition. One of his works stole the show as the centre piece of the East Meets West Exhibition in Michigan in 2004.
Sugiyama's woodblocks are all hand signed, dated, titled and numbered limited editions of mostly small amounts often only 50 and never more than 100. Many are Large Format, up to 60cm (Almost 2ft) Wide.
Due to ill health at the age of 89 Mr Sugiyama ceased creating woodblock prints as the effort of first painting the scene then breaking it down into individual paintings for the hand carving of the woodblocks then hand printing the actual prints - all of which he did his self - became to great for him.
So we will see no more new scenes from this great woodblock artist and the scenes which already exist will continue to rise in value as their limited editions are sold. Following are what I believe his best two works.
#P3643 FUNA DOMARI - A GROUP OF BOATS
   
The scene is Ferry Boats and Other Craft on the Sumida River in Tokyo. This Limited Edition is now Sold Out. This is now a very rare scene and a Prime Art Investment
DATE: 1992
NUMBER: 84 of ONLY 100 ever created
SIZE: 37cm x 32cm (14.6 inches x 12.6 inches)

MORIMURA, REI was Born in Tokyo in 1948 and Graduated from Tokyo Gakugei University. By the Year 2000 his Work was much in Demand and he held a Solo Exhibition in the Following Year at Kanazawa, Ishikawa. In 2002 a Solo Exhibtion of his Work was Shown at the Azuma Gallery in Seattle which Consolidated International Demand for his Work and a few years later one of his limited edition scenes was shown on the front cover of the catalogue for the yearly College Women's Association of Japan's woodblock exhibition and virtually sold out at the event. In the Following Years Regular Solo Shows in Toyko Have Been Popular and Sell Out Events.
#P3814 CHERRY BLOSSOMS IN YANAKA, UENO
  
DATED 1994
NUMBER: LOW NUMBER 10 of ONLY 50 This Limited Edition is now sold out so this print is now Very Rare and a Prime Art Investment.
SIZE: 39.8cm x 30.5cm (15.6 inches x 12 inches)

KATSURAGAWA, NARUMI was born in 1974 in Gifu Province and Graduated from the Aichi Art University. In 2001 she Won an Award at the Prestigious Japan Print Association Exhibition and the Following Year was Asked to Contribute One of Her Woodblock prints for Kawakami Exhibition in Kanuma where She Won an Award and then in 2003 She Did the Same Thing. In 2005 she was selected to be a member of a five female artist tour of Europe and her work included in the International Japanese Contemporary Print exhibition in Bulgaria and in 2006 an she was Awarded again at the Japan Print Association in Tokyo.  She is a Regular Exhibitor at the College Womens Association of Japan Yearly Exhibition and Her woodblocks are housed in the Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts in Tokyo, Numazu and Sakima Art Museum, Okinawa and on Display in the Yamamoto Kanae Memorial Hall in Nagano. In my opinion she is one of the best woodblock artists of her generation.
#P3455 LEAD TO
      
EXTRA LARGE SIZE.
HAND SIGNED, NUMBERED 3 of 30 and TITLED all by THE ARTIST IN PENCIL IN THE BOTTOM MARGIN.
Very Low Number 3 of Very Small Edition of Only 30 Ever Created
SIZE: 61cm x 48cm (24 inches x 18.9 inches)


#P1987 AT THE SAME TIME
  
HAND SIGNED, NUMBERED and TITLED all by THE ARTIST IN PENCIL IN THE BOTTOM MARGIN.
Number 5 of Only 10 Ever Created
SIZE: 32.5cm x 23cm (12.6 inches x 9.1 inches)
Remember this is just a tiny selection of woodblock prints from some of our favorite artists. Visit our web site to see the full selection - there are over 800 prints created by more than 50 artists for you to enjoy there.
PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB SITE USING THE FOLLOWING LINK.
http://woodblockprint.com.au/
ASIAN ART
LARGE ORIGINAL HAND PAINTED TRADITIONAL BALINESE PAINTING ON COTTON.
It shows Mistico Religious Mythological Scenes in Traditional Colours and is in very good condition for its age.
ORIGIN Kamasan Village, Klugkung, South East Bali
SIZE 188cm x 85cm (6ft 2.75 inches x 2ft 10 inches)
DATE 1970s

   Picture coming soon
ORIGINAL OLD, INDIAN  KRISHNA HAND PAINTED ON CLOTH.
It Shows the God Krishna Playing His Flute While two Beautiful Ladies are Dancing Around Him.The Painting is in Very Good Condition for it's Age
SIZE 89cm x 58cm (35 Inches x 23 Inches)

                                     
IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION SERVICES
IDENTIFICATION:
Japanese Woodblock Prints - Where possible we are happy to identify the Artist, Date or Approximate Age, Publisher, Series Title if Relevant and Subject Matter of any print if we are able to do so. In most cases this can be done over the internet.
As a guide there is a charge of $90 per hour for our identification services with a minimum charge of half and hour - $45 - payable in advance whether we can identify the print or not. Where we are required to travel to view the item or items all travel time and expenses will be added to this hourly rate so contact us for a quote for any in person identification requirement. We are happy for owners to bring the rug to us to study.

VALUATIONS:
Japanese Woodblock Prints - Where possible we will provide valuations of the retail replacement value for individual woodblock prints and collections. These valuations will be based on the international retail market value of the items researched through our knowledge of retail prices in Europe, USA, Japan and via International Auction Houses. These valuations when made from photos will include statements on value variation due to condition as this can not be accurately assessed unless a physical examination is personally performed. This can be arranged if required. No financial responsibility of any kind is implied or accepted by ourselves when these Certificates are issued.
COURSES ONLINE AND WORKSHOPS IN A GROUP ENVIRONMENT.
IDENTIFYING AND DATING ANTIQUE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS This will be an online course created by Peter Winch

 WEEKEND ART COURSES OFFERED
BY LOCAL AND INTERSTATE ARTISTS

We will be offering weekend FINE ART COURSES run by respected LOCAL and INTERSTATE ARTISTS  Details of these future events will be available on this site and any enquiries prior to this are welcome.
MARKET DEVELOPMENT:
As regular visitors to Bruxelles, Tokyo, Kyoto and Bangkok we have a network of contacts where we will be arranging exhibitions of local artists' works in the near future and hope to be able to establish long term markets for both established and upcoming artists. We are also researching possibilities for exhibitions in China and Hong Kong.
ABOUT US:

THE PARTNERSHIP: Peter and Wivine Winch have run a partnership business via the Internet since 2002 and work from their home office. They moved to Bonalbo in 2003 and continue to run their businesses from this small town in rural Northern NSW.

WIVINE WINCH: Wivine Winch grew up in a family run auction business in Bruxelles that exposed her to a very wide variety of European Antiques Art and Decorative Items. The family ran two separate auction houses and Wivine was involved in the businesses from an early age. After the death of her father the family used their long term sourcing skills and supply contacts to create an Art and Antique shop in Avenue D'Auderghem Etterbeck and she managed this store for many years.
   Through practical experience in a number of Buildings in Bruxelles as well as an Historic Small Flat in Les Invalides area of Paris she has also gained a broad understanding of Interior Design Form and Colour Co-ordination.
In the 1990s she completed an educational course in Photography in Bruxelles which engulfed both creative and practical representation of the subject matter depicted and she is a highly skilled photographer taking all the photographs in the joint publication Antique Turkish Rugs Published 2013.
   Her specialist knowledge of European Antiques and Art has been enhanced through experience and study to include Tribal Art and Artifacts, Jewellery from Asia, Oceania and Africa and a wide variety of Asian Antiques and Art.
   She is also skilled in the identification washing and repair of Oriental Rugs, travels to Europe twice a year to purchase Antique Persian, Moroccan, Caucasian, Turkish, Turkoman and Baluch Tribal and Village Rugs.
   Since 2002 she has studied Japanese Woodblock Prints and specialises in the photographic representation of these prints as well as utilising the unique beauty and design of these prints within an interior design concept as well as being a specialist Art Jewellery Creator as can be seen in the examples of her work on this web site.
PETER WINCH: Peter Winch is a long term member of MEAA has been a freelance journalist for over 30 years and first began traveling in 1976 on an 8 month trip that took him from Australia to London via Thailand, Nepal, India, Greece, France and Holland and return. This first experience of the the outside world by coincidence also started his career in the Oriental Rug Business through a chance purchase of a few old Afghan Tribal Rugs in Chandi Chouk; New Delhi which he sold to rug dealers in London.
   On the return journey he purchased more old rugs and has been dealing in and studying Old and Antique Oriental Rugs since 1978 in Australia, The UK and Bruxelles. He has traveled regularly to source countries and during the 1980s would routinely visit Nepal, India, Pakistan and the Border Regions of Afghanistan three times a year in addition to voyages to Turkey, Greece and London.
   He has held a number of courses and workshops on Oriental Rug Identification including one in the mid 1980s at the TAFE college in Adelaide and written a large number of specialist articles for Australian and International Magazines on Oriental Rugs and a broad range of Antiques, Art and Collectibles.
   Since 2002 he has studied Japanese Woodblock Prints and makes three trips to Japan each year to research antique prints and new woodblock print artists. His large array of published works also include Travel articles on a wide variety of destinations in Turkey, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sumatra and many European and other Asian destinations.
   He is the author of A Guide to Oriental Rugs First Published 1991 ISBN number 0-86417-375-X and wrote the descriptions for all the rugs in the book Antique Turkish Rugs; Published 2013 and Wivine photographed all examples published. He has also been involved in a number of Interior Decoration and Restoration Projects of Private Houses in Bruxelles, Paris and Australia in conjunction with Wivine.