Era Woodblock Prints - Vintage Japanese Art
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254239 (stock #Unknown073)
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$65.00
Ueno Shinobazu Pond
This unsigned design is very similar to Ueno Shinobazu Pond by Kasamatsu Shiro.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930. 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: Excellent.
This is from a rare Takemura-published group that contained previously unknown Tsuchiya Koitsu prints.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254236 (stock #Yamamoto071)
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$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)
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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 : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1253246 (stock #Hasui 182)
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Kawase Hasui
The Beach at Kaiganji in Sanuki Province, 1934.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the D seal, indicating a first edition.
Size: Oban, Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Condition: Excellent with nearly invisible tone line near left margin.
A magnificent rare print.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1252394 (stock #Koitsu145)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Summer Moon at Miyajima
Size: Approximately 16.75 x 11.25 inches.
Date: 1936. This edition is postwar (1950-1963).
Koitsu.com catalog no. TK-DH-036.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten. Carver: Harada. Printer: Yokoi.
Condition: Excellent. Full margins on all sides.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1252350 (stock #Saito 010)
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Kiyoshi Saito
Gate Horyu-ji Nara (B), 1970
Edition: 34/80
Size: 24 x 18 inches.
Self-published. Bears Saito watermark.
Condition: Excellent.
A solitary figure and persimmon tree beyond a magnificent temple gate. The work makes lavish use of mica highlights. Very rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1252295 (stock #Ohara 063)
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Ohara Koson
Fox between reeds near moonlit water.
Date: ca. 1930.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.0 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Seal in left margin.
Reference: No. S41.4, p. 212 in "Crows Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson" (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Very good. Toning line evident at margin.
A rare design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1252288 (stock #Hasui179)
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Kawase Hasui
Rain at Shinobazu Pond
Date: 1929.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15,25 x 10.0 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe A seal in the right margin, indicating a first edition.
Condition: Very good. Light toning and fading.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1252284 (stock #Hasui 178)
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Kawase Hasui
Hachirogata Lagoon in Akita District
Date: 1927.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.0 x 10.0 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe A seal in the right margin, indicating a first edition.
Condition: Very good. The margins have been repaired by a conservator. The verso is toned.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1252247 (stock #Ohara062)
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Ohara Koson
Cherry Blossom and Full Moon, 1932.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe C seal, indicating a first edition.
Reference: No. S43.8 and p. 211 in "Crows Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson" (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with very faint mark near lower left corner.
Very rare.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1249221 (stock #Shotei 037)
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$500.00
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Night rain at Asagaya; wagon puller
Size: Approximately 15.0 x 6.5 inches.
Date: pre-1936.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. No. 230 in 1936 Watanabe catalog. M-30 in Shotei catalog.
Provenance: Purchased directly from the Robert O. Muller estate.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1247859 (stock #Keith 003)
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Elizabeth Keith (1887-1956)
Little Pavilion, Peking, 1935.
(aka. Little Pavilion, Coal Hill, Peking)
Size: Approximately 14.75 x 9.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Condition: Excellent with a couple of very faint creases. Title noted in pencil on back.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1247851 (stock #Keith 002)
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Elizabeth Keith (1887-1956)
Shopping at the Chang Men, 1925
(aka. Outside Chang Man Gate, Peking)
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.0 x 11.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Condition: Excellent with small surface spot at left edge. On verso, paper remnants at top corners. Title noted in pencil on back.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1240900 (stock #Koitsu210)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Morning Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi, 1936.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.75 x 11.25 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten. Bears the Doi watermark.
Carver: Ikeda.
Printer: Ito. This seal combination indicates printing between 1948-1950.
Reference: Koitsu catalog no. TK-DH-38.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Short white dash near lower left corner.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1237248 (stock #Shotei035)
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Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
River Sumida in snow; house-boat
Size: Approximately 7.25 x 5.0 inches.
Date: pre-1936.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. No. 168 in 1936 Watanabe catalog. S-1 on Shotei.com.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good. Light age toning.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1970 item #1237139 (stock #Seiko 004)
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Okuhara Seiko (1837-1918)
Crow and Orange Sky
Date: 1910s
Publisher: Daikokuya. Bears the Seiko signature and seal. "Made in Japan" on verso.
Size: Shikishiban, approximately 10.25 x 9.75 inches
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1236687 (stock #Hasui166)
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Kawase Hasui
Moonlight at Kiyosumi Garden
This edition has a greenish glow. Compare with our Hasui 152.
Date: 1938.
Size: Oban.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe 6 mm round seal in the lower left corner.
This is a lifetime edition printed between 1946 and 1957.
Condition: Very good. Some scuffs in the form of faint darker spots in the sky and lines to the right of lantern reflection in the pool. Please see photos.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1236578 (stock #Hasui 163)
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Kawase Hasui
Mount Fuji After Snow (Tagonoura)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1932. This edition is early postwar.
Publisher: Doi Hanagaten. Carver: Harada, Printer: Yokoi.
Condition: Excellent save for one small spot of foxing between the upper branches. On the back, the scene and artist are noted in pencil.