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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1236569 (stock #Hasui 162)
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Kawase Hasui
Hida Kamagatake
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1933. This is a lifetime edition published between 1946 and 1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the red 6mm seal.
Condition: Very good. The tonal difference at the lower right corner appears to be an impression flaw, rather than a matte line.
A rarely seen Hasui image.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1235857 (stock #Asano005)
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$275.00
Takeji Asano
Moon light in Wakanoura, Wakayama
Date: 1952. This edition is later.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.0 x 10.75 inches.
Publisher: Unsodo.
Condition: Excellent. No flaws.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1233719 (stock #Yoshida H010)
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Hiroshi Yoshida
Three Little Islands, 1930.
Bears the jizuri seal in the upper left margin, indicating self-printing by the artist. Also signed in pencil.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.50 x 10.25 inches.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1233463 (stock #Hasui 160)
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Kawase Hasui
Springtime Forest
Date: 1930s.
Size: Approximately 7.75 x 5.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Hasui seal.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1227954 (stock #Koitsu193)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Miidera Temple.
Size: 5.5 x 3.75 inches.
Date: 1936. This edition 1970s.
Publisher: Doi. Bears Doi seal and Koitsu seal.
Reference in Koitsu catalog: TH-DH-109.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Tipped at top edge to original unused greeting card.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1220683 (stock #Jacoulet 017)
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Paul Jacoulet
Le Nid, Coree (The Nest, Korea).
Date: December 14, 1941.
Size: Dai-oban.
Edition: 120/150. Prints from this original edition of 150, which has more muted colors, are exceedingly rare.
Carver: Maeda.
Condition: Very good. Faint matte line.
"[This print was] a gift intended for the artist's mother on her birthday...The model is reputed to be the old servant who trained young Jacoulet in calligraphy, and remained with him for many years." - Richard...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1220560 (stock #Jacoulet021)
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Paul Jacoulet
Le Mandarin Aux Lunettes, Mandchoukuo (The Mandarin with Glasses, Manchuria).
Date: May 22, 1950.
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 19 x 14 inches.
Edition: 231/250.
Carver: Maeda, Printer: Uchikawa.
"Note the mica of the lenses, made by using crushed pink pearls." - Richard Miles, The Prints of Paul Jacoulet.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight fading. Toning on verso.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1220336 (stock #Jacoulet022)
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Paul Jacoulet
Les Perles, Mandchoukuo
Size: Dai-oban.
Date: December 28, 1950.
Edition: 297/350.
Carver: Maeda, Printer: Ogawa.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good color and condition. Toning at back.
"More than 300 individual impressions of nearly 60 blocks were needed to create this ultimate technical tour de force of twentieth century art." - Richard Miles, The Prints of Paul Jacoulet.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1220276 (stock #Jacoulet 019)
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Paul Jacoulet
L'Attente, Celebes Menado
Size: Dai-oban.
Date: September 15, 1947.
Edition: 175/350.
Carver: Maeda, Printer: Fujii.
Condition: Excellent.
"The pink background is sprinkled with bits of silver leaf… The curl of smoke from the lady's cigarette is gauffrage." - Richard Miles, The Prints of Paul Jacoulet.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1220044 (stock #Hoshi002)
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Joichi Hoshi (1911-1979)
Field (Woodblock print on gold leaf)
Size: 32 inches by 17.25 inches.
Date: 1974.
Edition: 63/99
Condition: Excellent with light toning at top margin. At the back margin - light tape residue and one reinforced corner.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1217024 (stock #Hasui143)
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Kawase Hasui
Torii Gate in Snow
Date: 1930s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Image size: Koban. Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Condition: Excellent. Tipped at top and bottom to original cardstock.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1217023 (stock #Hasui 142)
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Kawase Hasui
Konjiki Hiraizumi
Date: 1930s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Image size: Koban. Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Condition: Excellent. Tipped at top and bottom to original cardstock.
More muted tones are used in this edition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1216382 (stock #Ohara043)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Praying Mantis and Bees (Wasps)
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
No. K.40.9 in "Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Riegle Newland)." Illustrated on page 101.
Condition: Excellent.
Very rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1211696 (stock #Koitsu172)
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$550.00
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)
Hakozaki Hachimangu Shrine, 1938.
Size: Oban, approximately 16.75 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten. Also bears Doi watermark.
Carver: Harada. Printer: Ito.
This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition.
Koitsu Catalog No. TK-DH-48
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Faint surface mark in sky. Pencil notes at back margin. Full margins on all sides.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1209863 (stock #Yoshimune009)
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Arai Yoshimune ((1873-1945)
A domestic scene.
Date: 1920s.
Original gallery tag on verso.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.0 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Hasegawa.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1206926 (stock #Hasui 137)
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Kawase Hasui
Kawai Bridge
Date: 1930s
Size: Koban. Approximately 7.5 x 5.0 inches.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller collection
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1205145 (stock #Hasui 133)
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Kawase Hasui
The Shrine of Kasuga at Nara
Date: 1935
Size: Oban. 14.0 x 9.75 inches.
Publisher: Shimbishoin (for Japanese Government Railways)
Bears the oval Hasui seal
This print is as issued by the Railway on it's original display backing with string hanger. The original description tag is on the verso.
Condition: Light soiling and toning.
Very few of these survive. Please Google the excellent article, "The Unknown Kasuga Shrine Print of Hasui KAWASE," b...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1204580 (stock #Koitsu169)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Miyajima in the Rain
Date: 1941.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.75 x 11.0 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten. Doi watermark.
Carver: Harada: Printer: Yokoi.
This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition.
Reference: Koitsu catalog no. TK-DH-066
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good. Margins and margin corners toned.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1202957 (stock #Shien020)
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Shien
Carriages
Date: 1930s ~ 1950s. This edition is early post-war.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 4.0 inches
The print is tipped along its top edge to what was the cover sheet of a greeting card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1202820 (stock #Nouet003)
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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 : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1199448 (stock #Koitsu 163)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Onomichi Saikokuji, December 1935
Size: Mitsugiriban. Approximately 16.0 x 7.25 inches.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo
Koitsu catalogue no.: TK-TM-10
Condition: Tipped at top to original cardstock. Wavy crease and and light foxing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1199447 (stock #Koitsu 162)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Nara Horyuji, 1930s
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo
Koitsu catalogue no.: TK-TM-72
Condition: Tipped at top to original cardstock. Toning and light foxing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1199445 (stock #Koitsu 161)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Himeji Castle, March 1936
Size: Mitsugiriban. Approximately 16.0 x 7.25 inches.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo
Koitsu catalogue no.: TK-TM-14
Condition: Tipped at top to original cardstock. Toning and light foxing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1199444 (stock #Koitsu 160)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Port Tomo, May 1939
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.0 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo
Koitsu catalogue no.: TK-TM-54
Condition: Tipped at top to original cardstock. Very light foxing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1197308 (stock #Koitsu157)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Mandarin Ducks, 1930s
Size: Mitsugiri-ban. Approximately 15.75 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten, also bears Doi watermark.
Reference: Koitsu catalog no. TK-DH-76.
Carver: Harada. Printer: Yokoi.
This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent with barely visible crease at left.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1195643 (stock #Koitsu155)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)
Zojoji. This Tokyo temple was originally built in 1393.
Koitsu catalog no. TK-DH-101.
Date: Early 1950s or older.
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Publisher: Doi Teiichi. Bears the Koitsu seal and the Doi seal.
Condition: Very good. Top margin has small tear.
Provenance: This print was found among a group of woodblock print post-war greeting cards addressed to Justin Williams, who was General Douglas MacArthur's chief liai...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1194365 (stock #Hasui120)
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Kawase Hasui
Red Pagoda in Snow.
Date: 1950s ~ 1960s.
Size: 6.0 x 4.0 inches (postcard size)
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Condition: Excellent. Tipped at top to original cardstock.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1191460 (stock #Hasui 017)
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Kawase Hasui
Late Autumn at Lake Yamanaka
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1947
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe 6 mm seal, consistent with a lifetime strike and first edition.
Condition: Excellent. Light tone at margin.
A breathtaking view of Mount Fuji with sunlit foreground in a rarely seen Hasui design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #1190349 (stock #Jowett002)
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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 1940 item #1188949 (stock #Hasui108)
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Kawase Hasui
Man Fishing in Moonlight
Date: 1930s
Size: Koban. Approximately 6.25 x 4.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Sozaburo.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller collection
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1181252 (stock #Yoshimun007)
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Arai Yoshimune
Pine Beach
From the Hasegawa Night Scenes series.
Date: 1930s. Printed 1938-1960.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 11.0 x 8.0 inches.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Condition: Excellent with small ripple at top margin.
- A rarely encountered night scene design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1178775 (stock #Hasui 098)
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Kawase Hasui
Lake Chuzenji, Nikko, 1930.
Size: Oban, approximately 16.5 x 11.25 inches.
This is a very desirable edition published in the 1950s by Shobisha, which acquired publishing rights from Kawaguchi and Sakai.
Bears the round, red seal used by Shobisha in the 1950s on the verso.
Condition: Excellent. One corner has a light crease at the margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1178123 (stock #KoitsuI002)
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Ishiwata Koitsu (aka. Yoshimi) (1897-1987)
Fuji in Winter
Date: 1930s.
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Tipped at top edge to original unused Christmas card.
Artist's seal at lower right.
Publisher:Watanabe Shozaburo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1178110 (stock #Koitsu131)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Arashiyama
Date: 1930s.
Tipped at top to original cardstock.
Print size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Publisher: Doi. Bears Doi seal and Koitsu seal.
Koitsu.com catalog no. TK-DH-117
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1178107 (stock #Koitsu130)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)
Kinkakuji Temple in Kyoto.
Koitsu.com ID no. TK-DH-118.
Date: 1930s.
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Publisher: Doi Teiichi. Bears the Koitsu seal and the Doi seal.
Condition: Excellent. Tipped at top to original cardstock, which would have been a Christmas card cover.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1175661 (stock #Hyde 001)
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Helen Hyde
A Summer Girl, 1905.
Image size: 7 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches.
Paper size: 11 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches.
Signed in pencil, sealed and monogrammed by the artist.
Condition: Excellent.