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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1433912 (stock #KoitsuI009)
Era Woodblock Prints
$585.00
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Ishiwata Koitsu
Twilight at Imamiya Street, Choshi
Date: 1932.
This edition 1946-1957.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.75 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe red 6 mm seal at lower left.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Pristine. Removed from original folder.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1433200 (stock #Shien009)
Era Woodblock Prints
$81.00
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Shien
Mt. Fuji wit Snowy Village
Date: 1930s ~ 1950s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
"No. 2012" written on back.
Size: Approximately 6.0 x 4.0 inches.
Sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1432355 (stock #SeikoA004)
Era Woodblock Prints
$157.50
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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: The back has paper at top corners. Pencil notes on verso. A couple of transparent surface spots.
- Rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1431617 (stock #Hearn001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$630.00
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Watercolor Scroll Portrait of Lafcadio Hearn (aka. Koizumi Yakumo)
Date: Mid-century.
Painting size: Approximately 16.0 x 12.5 inches.
Scroll size: Approximately 52.5 x 17.75 inches.
Silk scroll is housed in original wooden box. Japanese box label reads, "Portrait of Koizumi Yakumo. Painted by Tenshin." As a word, tenshin can mean naive.
Signed "To P.D. Perkins from H. Fujisaki"
Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was a world-renowned author known for his Japanese stories an...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1430689 (stock #Unidentif129)
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Artist: Signature and seal not read.
Fireflies on Flowering Plant
Date: ca. 1930s-40s.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 9.5 x 6.75 inches.
Signed and sealed lower left.
Condition: Excellent.
We've not seen another example of this design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1430279 (stock #Konen001)
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Uehara Konen (1878-1940)
Hirosaki Castle
Size: Mitsugiriban. Approximately 15 X 6.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910s-1920s.
Medium: Japanese woodblcok print
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1430206 (stock #Jowett005)
Era Woodblock Prints
$337.50
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Katharine Jowett (1890-1965) Coal Hill, Peking
Date: ca. 1920s.
Size: 9.0 x 6.5 inches.
Pencil-signed by the artist.
Medium: Woodblock print.
Condition: Top back corners have paper. Some fading.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1430147 (stock #Yoshimune028)
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Arai Yoshimune
Fishing Boat
Date: 1910s.
An early edition removed from its original matted presentation folder.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.25 x 7.5 inches.
Artist's seal at left.
Publisher: Hasegawa. From the famous "Night Scenes" series. Hasegawa catalog No. 1245. "Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Faint matte line. A bit of paper at top back corners.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1429906 (stock #Urushubar019)
Era Woodblock Prints
$225.00
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Urushibara Mokuchu (Yoshijiro) (1888-1953)
Horse (Facing Upward)
Date: ca. 1940s.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.75 inches.
Signed "Y. Urushibara" in pencil.
Sealed "Mokuchu".
Round watermark at top margin.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Removed from original folder.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1429905 (stock #Urushibar020)
Era Woodblock Prints
$225.00
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Urushibara Mokuchu (Yoshijiro) (1888-1953)
Horse (Facing Right)
Date: ca. 1940s.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.75 inches.
Signed "Y. Urushibara" in pencil.
Sealed "Mokuchu".
Round watermark at right margin.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Removed from original folder.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1429627 (stock #Hashimoto001)
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$144.00
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Hashimoto Yuzuru (Jo)
Swallow and Iris
Date: 1920s-30s
Size: Tanzaku. 14 x 6.25 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Marginless. Margined examples are known.
Publisher: Kato Junji.
Condition: A few faint marks in sky.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1429109 (stock #Unidentif128)
Era Woodblock Prints
$99.00
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Goats at Sunset Artist: Seal not read.
Date: Early twentieth century.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Publisher: Shmbi Shoin.
Medium: Japanese woodblcock print.
Condition: Excellent. Sent by Shozo Nakamura to Dr. and Mrs. Dr. Dawson.
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1427565 (stock #KoitsuI008)
Era Woodblock Prints
$126.00
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Ishiwata Koitsu (aka. Yoshimi) (1897-1987)
Waterwheel in Snow
Date: 1930s.
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.75 inches.
Artist's seal at lower right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Features embossed snow.
Condition: Excellent. Left margin has slight crease.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1426971 (stock #Jowett004)
Era Woodblock Prints
$382.50
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Katharine Jowett (1890-1965) In the Forbidden City, Peking - woodblock print with paint.
Date: ca. 1930.
Size: 11.0 x 7.5 inches.
Pencil-signed by the artist.
Medium: Woodblock print.
Condition: Two small wormholes. Please see additional photograph. Rough top margin has transparent tape on back.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1426921 (stock #Jowett003)
Era Woodblock Prints
$517.50
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Katharine Jowett (1890-1965) Sunset Behind East Gate, Peking.
Date: ca. 1930.
Size: 10.5 x 6.0 inches.
Pencil-signed by the artist.
Medium: Woodblock print.
Condition: Light crease. See additional photos. Top back margin has transparent tape from previous framing.
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 1970 item #1425675 (stock #ItoNisabu006)
Era Woodblock Prints
$427.50
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Ito Nisaburo
Osaka Dotonbori
Date: 1960s
Size: 17.75 x 12 inches. Full margins shown in additional photo.
Publisher: Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., Ltd.
Artist's seal and publisher's seal at lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Toned back. Slight fading. Tape residue at top margin.
- Interesting signage and fashions. This is a rarely seen design by Ito. There is an example at The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1424329 (stock #Nishimura005)
Era Woodblock Prints
$382.50
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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 1960 item #1424142 (stock #Sekino008)
Era Woodblock Prints
$292.50
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Jun (Jun'ichiro) Sekino
Postscript Thoughts on "The Book of the Ghost". This very rare booklet with woodblock-printed covers is Sekino's reflections on having produced and self-published the 1950 woodblock-printed work, "The Book of the Ghost". The cover page reads, "Please Read this Little Booklet as a Personal Letter from Me."
Publisher: The artist's Sosaku Shuppan company.
The book is a single sheet folded into eight pages and has a wonderful T. Kato ex-libris inside.
Siz...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 2000 item #1423288 (stock #Shinya001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$787.50
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Katsuhara Shinya (Tatsuhara Inuki) (1951-2015)
A woman with mirror in art deco style
Size: 16.25 x 7.25 inches.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Date ca.: Late 20th century, pre-1995.
Edition: 72/200 numbered in pencil on back.
Signed "Shinya" in the image and sealed.
Enlargement 2 shows the upper part of the print in which the black background features a checkerboard pattern that only becomes visible in side light.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1422445 (stock #Kawano029)
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$157.50
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Kaoru Kawano
Girl With Mask
Date: 1950s.
Size: Approximately 16.75 x 11.25 inches.
Signed in pencil and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Back corners have pieces of tape.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1422268 (stock #Yoshitosh012)
Era Woodblock Prints
$270.00
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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Nakamaro Views the Moon in China (Abe no Nakamaro - Kasuga Moon)
No. 64 from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon"
Date: 1888
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.25 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon.
Carver: Yamamoto.
Condition: At the back preimeter, thinner areas have been reinforced with paper.
Abe no Nakamaro (701-770) was sent to China....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1419527 (stock #THaseg026)
Era Woodblock Prints
$148.50
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Momotaro, Japanese Fairy Tales Series No. 1 (22 pp.)
Date: 1885 (Meiji 18). This edition 1921.
Published by T. Hasegawa.
Size: 6.0 x 4.0 inches.
Illustrator: Kobayashi (Sensai) Eitaku
Translator: David Thompson
These charming, profusely illustrated books consist entirely of woodblock prints on crepe paper bound with ties and glue. Hasegawa employed some of the best woodblock print artists of the era.
Medium: Woodblock prints.
Condition: Tear in front cover...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1417058 (stock #Sozan014)
Era Woodblock Prints
$382.50
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Ito Sozan
Peahen
Date: Pre-1923. Pre-earthquake.
Size: Tanzaku. 11.75 x 5.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Artist's double red square seal at lower right.
Reference: Attribution by Mauro Novelli as T-48 at itosozan.com.
Medium: Crepe (chirimen) Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Lightly foxed.
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 1960 item #1412396 (stock #Kikuchi010)
Era Woodblock Prints
$58.50
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Kikuchi Yuichi (Tomokazu)
Geisha on Bridge in Snow
Date: 1953.
A woodblock-printed postcard.
Artist's "Yuichi" seal at lower left.
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Condition: Excellent. Corner lightly bumped.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1412161 (stock #Kaiseki002)
Era Woodblock Prints
$697.50
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Jokata Kaiseki (1882-1966)
Snow-capped Mt. Fuji.
Series: Twenty-five Views of Mt. Fuji in the Four Seasons
Date: 1929-31.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.5 x 11.5 inches.
Signed and sealed by artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good with slight toning and faint line above the mountain.
- Features embossed snow and reddish mist.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 2000 item #1411195 (stock #Binnie001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$607.50
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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 1960 item #1409916 (stock #Kawano028)
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Kaoru Kawano
Buddha and Bird
Date: 1950s
Size: Double oban. Approximately 23.75 x 18 inches.
Edition: No. 12 of 300.
Sealed and pencil-signed by the artist. Kawano's label stating that the print is self-carved and self-printed is on the back.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent with small wave in margins. Top back margin has tape remnant
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1409527 (stock #Hiratsuka004)
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$517.50
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Hiratsuka Un-ichi
Pagoda of Joruriji Temple, Kyoto
Date: 1960
Edition: 21/80
Size: Approximately 20 x 13.25 inches.
Artist's seal lower left. Signed, dated, and numbered in pencil.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Back margin has tape remnants. Outer margin toned.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1408899 (stock #Fusatane001)
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$382.50
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Utagawa Fusatane
An evening scene from the Snow, Moon, Flower series
Date: ca. 1850s-60s.
Size: 11.75 x 9.5 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Two punch holes from original folio. Thinned area from wormhole at upper left.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1408866 (stock #Yoshitosh011)
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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Moon of the Moor (Hara no Tsuki)
No. 63 from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon"
Date: 1888.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14 x 9.5 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon.
Carver: Enkatsu.
Condition: Top margin has mounting residue. A few small spots of thinner paper have been reinforced.
"The Heian governor and musician Fujiwara no Yasumasa (958-10...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1408820 (stock #Yokouchi001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,305.00
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Yokouchi Ginnosuke (1870-1942)
Rain and Night Cherry Blossoms in Ueno Park
Date: September 1935
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.25 x 11.5 inches.
Edition: First and only. 91/300. Japanese-language limitation seal on back.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Published by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Age toning. Faint matte line. Pencil note on back.
This rare woodblock print is one of only eight designs by the artist.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1408697 (stock #Womrath007)
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Andrew Kay Womrath (1869-1939)
Cottage and lane at night (given title)
Paper size: Approximately 8.25 x 6.5 inches.
Edition: 3/14.
Date:ca 1920s.
Medium: Woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Womrath collaborated with Yoshijiro Urushibara (1888-1953) on our Venice by Night (Item Womrath 005).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1408642 (stock #Womrath006)
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Andrew Kay Womrath (1869-1939)
Canal scene, Venice.
Paper size: Approximately 9.75 x 7.5 inches.
Artist's proof
Date:ca 1920s.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Womrath collaborated with Yoshijiro Urushibara (1888-1953) on our Venice by Night (Item Womrath 005).