Sadami Azuma was not only a painter but also a great block print artist, and possessed amazing skill with block print art, similar to that seen in “Gaps.” Techniques using a burin are the oldest among the various copperplate print techniques. The technique was developed around 1430 as a method of working metal, and became established as a printing technique.
They were also valuable as a benchmark for evaluating the capabilities of a copperplate artist as the techniques require truly masterful skill.
Sadami Azuma left behind a great number of copperplate art works that he created with masterful use of his burin.
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