(Japan 1967 – )
60.0 x 32.0 cm image; 76.0 x 43.0 cm sheet
Hattori was born in 1967 in Shizuoka and now resides in Tokyo after being educated at Jyoyo Gakuen Junior College. Hattori's delightfully whimsical print conveys the light-hearted 'joie de vivre' of Arthur Freed's lyric 'Singing in the Rain' which was popularised in MGM's movie of the same name.
Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Prints: The Urban Bonsai, 1992, pg. 32.
Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Prints : The Urban Bonsai, Sydney, 1992, 32, 39 (colour illus.). cat.no. 15
The Urban Bonsai: