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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: Excellent color and condition. Paper edges wrapped to thin backing. Margin outer edges toned from previous framing.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #1368592 (stock #Hironaga001)
Era Woodblock Prints
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Takehiko Hironaga (b. 1935)
A Store in Kakunodate (2) - From the Akita / Kakunodate Series
Japanese title: Kakunodate no Shouho 角館の商舗 (2)
Size: 24 x 18.5 inches.
Date: 1982.
Edition: 23/50.
Condition: Excellent. Right margin has toning.
Hironaga traveled throughout Japan to make prints of its traditional buildings. The influence of his friend Kiyoshi Saito is apparent in this work.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #1367748 (stock #Yuichi001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$765.00
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Yuichi Hasegawa (b. 1945)
Record of Wind Erosion (Red)
Japanese title: Fushoku-ki (Aka)
Date: 1989
Edition: 4/20
Signed in pencil by the artist.
Paper size: 24.25 x 12 inches. Image size: 20 x 8.75 inches.
Reference: Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #1367721 (stock #Ido002)
Era Woodblock Prints
$585.00
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Masao Ido
Zuihou-In III (Rock garden)
Date: 1990.
Size: Approximately 18 x 13 inches.
Edition: 27/180
Signed in pencil and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Faint matte line in margin.
Zuihoin is part of Daitoku-ji Temple in Kyoto.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1364869 (stock #Funazaki001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$495.00
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Funazaki Kojiro (b. 1900)
Eboshi Rock in Kaiba Island
From the collection, "One Hundred New Views of Japan"
Size: Approximately 11.75 x 8.75 inches.
Date: 1940.
Limited edition of 150.
Block bears the Kojiro signature and title.
Publisher: Nihon Hanga Kyokai (Japan Print Association)
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Trimmed margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1363550 (stock #Jakuchu005)
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Jakuchu Ito (1715-1800)
Subject: Bird and Rose
Size: Small. Approximately 4 x 3 inches.
Date: 1930s or earlier.
Publisher: Shima Art Company, bears the Shima Art seal. "Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1361077 (stock #Chikuseki001)
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Hirose Chikuseki
Bird on Snow-covered Nandin (Nanten) Bush
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 10.0 x 9.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s
Publisher: Likely Daikokuya.
Condition: Excellent with slight crease at upper right corner.
Note: Embossed snow.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1360732 (stock #Yosai002)
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Yosai Kikuchi (1788-1878)
Frog and Yellow Flowers
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 13.25 x 8.0 inches.
Publisher: Likely Matsuki Heikichi.
Date: ca. 1890-1900.
Bears Yosai signature and seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good. Light age toning.
Note: We've not come across another example of this design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1359178 (stock #Nouet004)
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Noel Nouet (1885-1944)
Kameido, 1936 (This edition post-1980).
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Doi Eiichi. Carver: Endo. Printer: Ito.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
- A lovely view of the famous bridge and wisteria.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1359044 (stock #Kanmei001)
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Kanmei F. K. (Active 1940s)
General Douglas MacArthur, 1947.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.75 x 11.0 inches.
Edition: First and only.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears rarely used Watanabe seal at lower right margin.
Carver: Aoyanagi Isao (seal)
Printer: Ono Gintaro (seal)
Sealed by the artist and signed in English and Japanese.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Paper slightly toned. Small surface spot at right. Original drying pinholes ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1355936 (stock #Yoshitosh004)
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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Takakura Moon
No. 36 from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon"
Date: 1886.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.25 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon.
Carver: Enkatsu.
Condition: Slight creasing.
- Hasebe no Nobutsuru looks on as Prince Mochihito and his companion Munenobu flee from the Takakura mansion disguised in women's traveling costumes...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1355274 (stock #Yoshitosh003)
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$427.50
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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Monkey-Music Moon
No. 92 from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon"
Date: 1892.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.25 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon.
Carver: Enkatsu.
Condition: Spot in bottom margin.
- "Sarugaku (literally Monkey-music) involved acrobatics, juggling, and mime, combined with drum dancing." (Reference: Annotations© 200...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1355103 (stock #Yoshitosh001)
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$427.50
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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Tsunenobu and the Demon
No. 14 from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon"
Date: 1886
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.25 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Carver: Enkatsu
Condition: Pencil note lower left margin. A couple of margin spots.
- Upon hearing the sound of a demon pounding cloth, Tsunenobu recites the poem “I listen to the...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1354945 (stock #ItoTakash002)
Era Woodblock Prints
$630.00
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Ito Takashi
Late Autumn at Yachi in Towadako National Park (Charcoal-Making at Lake Towada National Park)
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Date: 1950.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. A first edition bearing the round, black 6 mm seal in the lower right corner.
Condition: Very slight fading evident at image edge. - A rarely seen print.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1354209 (stock #Sadao001)
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Sadao Watanabe
John Calvin. Commissioned by the Japan Calvin Translation Society.
Stencil on momigami paper.
Date: 1963
Signed and dated by the artist.
Size: 17 x 11 inches.
Condition: Unframed. Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1346328 (stock #Ryohei003)
Era Woodblock Prints
$427.50
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Ryohei Tanaka
Drying Radish
Etching.
Date: 1978.
Edition: 119/120.
Signed "T. Ryohei" and dated in pencil.
Size: 15.25 x 12 inches.
Condition: Excellent. Slight indent crease in right margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1340616 (stock #Kikuchi008)
Era Woodblock Prints
$58.50
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Kikuchi Yuichi (Tomokazu)
Temple Bell
Date: Early 1950s.
A woodblock printed postcard.
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Artist's "Yuichi" seal lower right.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1329009 (stock #Unknown075)
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Unsigned Japanese Woodblock Print
Woman in Purple on Balcony
Date: Early 20th century.
Size: 11.0 x 8.5 inches.
Provenance: From the collection of Canadian missionary Sybil Courtice, who was in Japan from the early 20th century up until WWII.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
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 1930 item #1308447 (stock #Unk077)
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Unsigned Japanese Woodblock Print
Woman in Yellow at Window
Date: Early 20th century.
Size: 11.0 x 8.5 inches.
Provenance: From the collection of Canadian missionary Sybil Courtice, who was in Japan from the early 20th century up until WWII.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1294223 (stock #Hotei001)
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Hotei
Crow on Cherry Branch
Date: 1920s.
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 15.25 x 6.75 inches.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1286314 (stock #Katsuhira007)
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$720.00
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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 1940 item #1254236 (stock #Yamamoto071)
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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 #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 #1178123 (stock #KoitsuI002)
Era Woodblock Prints
$117.00
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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 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 1930 item #1133725 (stock #THaseg002)
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La Cascade Enchantee. Les Contes Du Vieux Japan No. 20. (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.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1130212 (stock #Unk039)
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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 #1036391 (stock #Tasaburo 003)
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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)
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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)
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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.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #913630 (stock #Jakuchu002)
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Jakuchu Ito (1715-1800)
Subject: Swallow and Camellia
Size: Small, approximately 4 x 3 inches
Date: 1930s or earlier.
Publisher: Shima Art Company, bears the Shima Art seal. "Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.