Noriyosha Ohrai original painting for sale

I thought i’d post this “Star Wars Millennium Falcon” original painting by Noriyosha Ohrai that’s on Ebay at the moment.

1982 Star Wars Millennnium Falcon by Noriyosha Ohrai

Noriyosha Ohrai’s work is quite well known as he painted quite a lot of Star Wars art, much of which was used as covers for various Japanese Star Wars books. This painting is dated from 1982 and is and impressive 20″ by 30″, (28″ by 38.5″ in it’s frame). It’s signed at the bottom.

I think it’s lovely. I like the lighting of the Falcon which is quite dramatic. The broad brush strokes look rough at first, but comes together quite nicely when you view the entire picture.

I think that original artwork is probably my favourite part of collecting and there is something very nice in the thought of owning a one off piece, so i think that this would be quite an addition to any collection, but the current asking price of $180,000 puts this way out of the league of my little collection.

About mffanrodders

A long time Science Fiction fan and Star Wars collector, my collection focus has taken a turn towards Han Solo's iconic Star Ship and I thought that i'd start this blog to keep track of my collection of Millennium Falcon related stuff as i progress.
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