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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1286314 (stock #Katsuhira007)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,075.00
Katsuhira Tokushi
Kamado (Cooking Stove)
Customs of Akita series.
Date: 1939.
Self-published by the artist.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.0 x 11.5 inches.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good. Outstanding color. Toning at margins, back and upper right corner. Tape at back top margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1283775 (stock #SeikoA003)
Era Woodblock Prints
$150.00
Aoki Seiko (b. 1880)
Birds and Moon
Size: Approximately 9.75 x 4.75 inches.
Date: Early twentieth century.
Publisher: Matsumoto
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Attached at top corners to original cardstock. Card is toned, especially at edges. Print has pencil notes on verso and light ripples in upper portion.
- Rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254236 (stock #Yamamoto071)
Era Woodblock Prints
$55.00
Artist: Yamamoto (seal)
Gotemba in Snow
Bears artist's seal.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930s. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Tipped at top to original greeting card.
Condition: Print is very good. Card is discolored.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254137 (stock #Yamamoto066)
Era Woodblock Prints
$65.00
Artist Yamamoto (seal)
Irises in Rain
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930s. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Print is tipped along its top edge to original greeting card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Print is excellent. Card is discolored.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1221237 (stock #Bonsai001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$225.00
A history archive of Yuji Yoshimura (1921-1997) and Alfred Koehn, the men who brought bonsai to the West

Item 1: Correspondence from Yuji Yoshimura:
In this early 1950s greeting card addressed to a Lt. Col. and Mrs. Lange, Yoshimura includes a photograph from a Tokyo exhibition he had attended two years earlier. He mentions his friend Alfred Koehn, the diplomat and author with whom Yoshimura popularized bonsai in the Western world. The cover of the card is a 20th centu...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1202820 (stock #Nouet003)
Era Woodblock Prints
$750.00
Noel Nouet(1885-1944)
Kuromon, 1936. From the 24 Views of Tokyo series.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten. Carver: Ikeda, Printer: Yokoi. Bears the Doi watermark.
An early edition of rarely seen design.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #1190349 (stock #Jowett002)
Era Woodblock Prints
SOLD
Katharine Jowett (1890-1965) Woo Men Forbidden City, Peking - woodblock print with paint.
Date: ca. 1930.
Size: 11.0 x 7.5 inches.
The trees in this woodblock print are enhanced with paint. The one other example of this scarce print that we were able to locate appeared not to have this. Note that Jowett has also titled the print in pencil fully, including the words "Woo Men" which is also unique.
Condition: Very good. A conservator has reinforced the paper at the back and r...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1178123 (stock #KoitsuI002)
Era Woodblock Prints
$110.00
Ishiwata Koitsu (aka. Yoshimi) (1897-1987)
Fuji in Winter
Date: circa 1950-60s.
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Tipped at top edge to original unused Christmas card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1167413 (stock #Kikuchi 002)
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Kikuchi Yuichi (Tomokazu)
Figure Walking in Snow
Date: Early 1950s.
Woodblock print is tipped at the top to an original 1950s Japanese Christmas card.
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1156768 (stock #Muto 002)
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Muto Katei (b. 1910)
Engakuji Temple in Kamakura
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe 6mm seal, indicating an early edition.
Date: 1954
Size: Oban: Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Condition: Pristine. Never displayed. Removed from original folder for archival storage.
Muto Katei studied printmaking under Kawase Hasui.
The unusual color palette works beautifully in this image.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1154350 (stock #Wesselow001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$225.00
Eric Wesselow
Angelus Viridis, September 1977.
Xerox Vitreograph. (Signed and numbered 29/30).
"Green Angel" is an example of Wesselow's glass in print form.
Size: 15.75 by 10.0 inches.
Condition: Unframed. Excellent.
Renowned glass artist Eric Wesselow was a close friend of Marshall McLuhan.
He inscribed No. 11/30 of this work "To Marshall with admiration."
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1134224 (stock #THaseg004)
Era Woodblock Prints
$180.00
Le Meduse Simple et Naive
Les Contes Du Vieux Japan No. 13. (22 pp.)
The French version of The Silly Jelly-Fish. Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 13. (22 pp.)
Dated: 1897. This edition 1913.
Published by T. Hasegawa, Tokyo.
Size: 6.0 x 4.125 inches.
These charming, profusely illustrated books consist entirely of woodblock prints on crepe paper. The books are bound with silk ties. Hasegawa employed some of the best woodblock print artists of the era.
Condition: Ve...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1133725 (stock #THaseg002)
Era Woodblock Prints
$170.00
La Cascade Enchantee. Les Contes Du Vieux Japan No. 8. (22 pp.)
The French version of The Enchanted Waterfall. Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 20. (22 pp.)
Dated: Meiji 36 (1903). This edition Taisho 2 (1913).
Published by T. Hasegawa, Tokyo.
Size: 6.0 x 4.125 inches.
These charming, profusely illustrated books consist entirely of woodblock prints on crepe paper. The books are bound with silk ties. Hasegawa employed some of the best woodblock print artists of the era.
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1130212 (stock #Unk039)
Era Woodblock Prints
$75.00
Title: Tokumochi
Artist's signature not read. The second kanji in the signature is read "haru" or "shun."
Size: Approximately 6.25 x 3.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1037699 (stock #Inagaki001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$40.00
Tomoo Inagaki (1902 - 1980)
Torii at Miyajima
Bears the artist's "to" seal.
Size: 5.25 x 3.25 inches.
Date: Early 1950s.
The print is tipped along its top edge to a Japanese Christmas card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good. A slight spot of soiling.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1036391 (stock #Tasaburo 003)
Era Woodblock Prints
$40.00
Artist: Takahashi Tasaburo (b. 1904)
Scene: Girl Before Christmas Tree. Posed like Japanse doll on platform.
Image area: 5.5 x 3.5 inches. A woodblock print tipped at the top to original cardstock.
Date: Early 1950s.
Publisher: Kyoto Hanga-In.
Condition: Excellent. Please see photo for message inside.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1032269 (stock #Tasaburo001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$50.00
Takahashi Tasaburo (b. 1904)
Beach
Image area: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Print is tipped along its top edge to original card.
Publisher: Kyoto Hanga-In.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1032094 (stock #Uchima 002)
Era Woodblock Prints
$40.00
Artist: Uchima (Aohara) Toshiko (1918-2000). Aohara would marry the renowned artist Ansei Uchima.
Scene: Girl in Costume.
Image area: 5.5 x 3.5 inches. A woodblock print tipped at the top to original cardstock.
Bears the "Aohara" seal.
Publisher: Kyoto Hanga-In.
Condition: Excellent.