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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1426821 (stock #Kikuchi011)
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Kikuchi Yuichi
Figure Walking in Snow
Date: Early 1950s.
Woodblock print is tipped at the top to an original 1950s Japanese holiday card.
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1434561 (stock #Kikuch012)
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Kikuchi Yuichi (aka Tomokazu)
Shinano Taisho Pond
Date: 1954.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 9.75 inches.
Publisher: Adachi. Seal on back.
Yuichi seal at lower left.
Condition: Slight fading. Flattened crease along top margin.
Most Kikuchi Yuichi prints are small. This oban-sized work is rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1381901 (stock #Kobayashi015)
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Kobayashi Kiyochika
Shrouded Moon Over Takanawa, Ushimachi.
From the series Famous places of Tokyo (Tokyo Meisho).
Date: 1879. This edition 1896.
Signed by the artist in black at lower left.
"Shiba" collector's seal on verso.
Publisher: Fukuda Hatsujiro (successor to Fukuda Kumajiro).
Size: Oban. Approximately 13.25 x 9.25 inches.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good color and condition. Original center fold reinforced at back.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1481160 (stock #Kuniyoshi004)
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Abalone diver resting on a rock with octopi nearby.
Date: ca 1843.
Series: No. 6 from Instructive Index of All Sorts of Proverbs (Tatoe-gusa oshie hayabiki).
Size: Oban. 14 x 9.75 inches.
Publisher: Arita-ya Seiemon.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Fading. Trimming at top edge. Hard crease at right with notches at top and bottom. Soiling.
Note: This striking print of a diver braiding her hair contains a poem by Ryukatei Ta...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1481104 (stock #Kuniyoshi005)
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi
The Ghost of Oiwa (Oiwa no Bokon)
Series: Honne Onna (lit. "Bone woman" - Female ghosts that remain obsessed their beloved).
Date ca 1847 - 48.
Size: 14 1/2 x 10 in.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: This famous print is in rough shape. Please note the holes and other issues shown in the front and back photos.
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1319708 (stock #Narazaki002)
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Narazaki Eisho (1864-1936) (aka. Kyokudo, Fuyo, Shinjo)
Futagawa in Snow (Futagawa no Yuki)
Date: Early 20th century.
Size: Approximately 7.25 x 5.25 inches.
Signed and sealed "Kyokudo".
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
A very rare creped print.
Condition: Unframed. Excellent.
The uneven margin is due to the creping process.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1424329 (stock #Nishimura005)
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Nishimura Hodo
Bridge in Rain at Night
Date: 1930s.
Size: Mitsugiriban. Approximately 15.5 x 7.25 inches.
Publisher: Takemura Shokai (stamp in left margin). Takemura Hideo label on back.
Signed by the artist. Takemura seal below signature.
Edition: First and only.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Light, horizontal crease in sky. Toning in margin
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1476895 (stock #Nishimura008)
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Nishimura Hodo
Hirosaki Castle in the Spring
Date: 1933.
Size: Oban. 15.625 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Stamp in left margin and label on back.
Sealed by the artist at lower left.
Edition: First and only.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Upper portion toned where not covered by former matte.
Note: RARE - The only other example we could locate is in the Honolulu Museum.
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 #1444250 (stock #Ohno021)
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Ohno Bakufu
Brocade Carp (Higoi)
Series: Familiar Fishes of Japan (Dai Nihon gyorui gashu)
Size: Oban. Approximately 19.25 x 13.5 inches. Visible image: 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1938.
Edition: No. 260 (noted on back in pencil).
Publisher: Nishinomiya Shoin/Kyoto Hanga-in.
Artist's signature and seal lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print employing mica highlights.
Condition: Excellent color. Some foxing in the water. Print is sealed inside m...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1415548 (stock #Ohno020)
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Ohno Bakufu
Flying Fish (Tobiuo)
Series: Familiar Fishes of Japan (Dai Nihon gyorui gashu)
Size: Oban. Approximately 16 x 11.25 inches.
Date: 1938.
Edition: No. 260 (noted on back in pencil).
Publisher: Kyoto Hanga-in. Publisher's seals on back in English and Japanese.
Artist's signature and seal upper right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print employing mica and gofun highlights.
Condition: Light toning to former matte edge. Verso toned. Top back center...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1396283 (stock #Ohno016)
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Ohno Bakufu
Spiny Lobster
Great Japanese Fish Picture Collection (Dai Nihon gyorui gashu), Volume 1
Date: 1937-38.
Size: Approximately 15.5 x 11 inches.
Artist's signature and seal upper left.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Shoin
Publisher carver, and printer seals lower left.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Matte line near image edge. A few faint foxing spots.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1427839 (stock #Ota001)
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Ota Masamitsu (Ota Gako) (1892-1975)
Nakamura Tokizo III as Shizuka Gozen
No. 7 from the shin hanga series: Leading Figures of the Modern Stage in Their Most Famous Roles (Gendai Butai Geika).
Date: 1955.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.75 x 10.75 inches.
Publisher: Banchoro. Seal at bottom margin.
Printer: Miyake Koshodo. Seal at bottom margin.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 2000 item #1411195 (stock #Binnie001)
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Paul Binnie
Snow at Asakusa (Shitamachi Snow, Moon, and Flower) Date: 1998
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.5 x 11.5 inches.
Edition no.: 36/100
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Circle in lower foreground is fiber within the paper.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1452786 (stock #Unidentif145)
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Peerless Mount Fuji
Unsigned. Artist not identified.
Date: 1934.
Size: Oban. Approximately 13.75 x 10 inches.
Origin: Issued as a folded insert to an N.Y.K. Line publication called, "Glimpses of the East". The folds are vertical.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A faint foxing spot at the upper left.
The composition of this print is reminiscent of the Fuji views of Tsuchiya Koitsu.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1398072 (stock #Yuki005)
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Rei Yuki (1928-2003)
Coincidence (Guzen)
Edition: 4/60
Pencil signed, titled and numbered.
Not dated.
Paper size: 12.5 x 10.25 inches.
Condition: The back has light tape marks. The paper is thinner at the upper right corner margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1369091 (stock #Sadao002)
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Sadao Watanabe
Look at the Birds of the Air
From the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 6:26)
Stencil on momigami paper.
Date: 1968.
Edition: 40/50.
Signed and dated by the artist.
Image size: 21 x 17.75 inches. Paper size: 26 x 23 inches.
Condition: Paper edges wrapped to thin backing. Margin outer edges toned from previous framing.