All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1308341 (stock #Shotei 048)
Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945)
Otome Mountain Pass
Date: Pre-1932.
Size: Mitsugiri-ban. Approximately 15.0 x 6.75 inches.
(As originally issued, tipped at top edge to 17.5 x 8.5 inch cardstock.)
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: M-63 in Shotei catalog.
Provenance: From the collection of Canadian missionary Sybil Courtice, who was in Japan from the early 20th century up until WWII.
Condition: Excellent color and condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1308026 (stock #Shotei 047)
Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945)
Vesper Bells in the Village
Date: Pre-1936.
Size: Mitsugiri-ban. Approximately 15.5 x 6.75 inches.
(As originally issued, tipped at top edge to 17.5 x 8.5 inch cardstock.)
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: M-59 in Shotei catalog. No. 566 in 1936 Watanabe catalog.
Provenance: From the collection of Canadian missionary Sybil Courtice, who was in Japan from the early 20th century up until WWII.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1307949 (stock #Hiroshig 062)
Hiroshige Ando
Geisha and Fuji in Snow
Date: ca. 1900s-1910s
Size: 7.75 x 5.75 inches.
A recarved woodblock print on creped paper (chrimen-gami). This paper was popular at the turn of the century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1307948 (stock #Hiroshig 061)
Hiroshige Ando
Mount Fuji and Lake in Snow
Date: ca. 1900s-1910s
Size: 7.5 x 5.25 inches.
A recarved woodblock print on creped paper (chrimen-gami). This paper was popular at the turn of the century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1307945 (stock #Hiroshig 060)
Hiroshige Ando
Hara
Date: ca. 1900s-1910s
Size: 7.75 x 5.75 inches.
A recarved woodblock print on creped paper (chrimen-gami). This paper was popular at the turn of the century. It varies in dimensions over time but is very durable.
(As originally issued, tipped at top edge to 10.25 x 8.5 inch cardstock.)
Provenance: From the collection of Canadian missionary Sybil Courtice, who was in Japan from the early 20th century up until WWII.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1307940 (stock #Hiroshig 059)
Hiroshige Ando
Mount Fuji in Snow
Date: ca. 1900s-1910s
Size: 7.75 x 5.75 inches.
A recarved woodblock print on creped paper (chrimen-gami). This paper was popular at the turn of the century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1307931 (stock #Shotei 046)
Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945)
Yushima-Tenjin Shrine in snow
Date: Pre-1936.
Size: Mitsugiri-ban. Approximately 15.25 x 6.75 inches.
(As originally issued, tipped at top edge to 18.0 x 8.5 inch cardstock.)
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: M-19 in Shotei catalog. No...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1307874 (stock #Shotei 045)
Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945)
Insect seller on a summer evening
Date: Pre-1936.
Size: Mitsugiri-ban. Approximately 15.0 x 6.75 inches.
(As originally issued, tipped at top edge to 18.0 x 8.5 inch cardstock.)
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: M-29 in Shotei catalog. No...
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Butterfly

c. 1960

Kanako Tanabe or Canna Tanabe

Size: Length 180cm Height 92.5cm

A work done by the modern print artist, Canna Tanabe or Kanako Tanabe. The work is interpreted as a butterfly attracted to a peony in the form of a lady. Modern prints became popular both inside and outside of Japan creating a new generation of print makers using modern designs along with traditional techniques.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1307782 (stock #Jacoulet 033)
Era Woodblock Prints
$6,500.00
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Paul Jacoulet
Tatooed Woman of Falalap, West Carolines
(Femme Tatouée de Falalap Ouest Carolines)
Date: July 5, 1935.
First edition: 91/150 numbered in kanji. Fewer than 100 impressions produced.
This edition was issued without a title...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1307604
Original woodblock print AUTUMN by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) printed in 1972. Excellent crisp print in perfect condition, metallic silver highlights, listed as plate 255 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Unusual and very rare blue version of the print (catalog shows the red version). Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, signed by the artist in pencil (see detail)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1307595
Original woodblock print CLUMP OF TREES IN WINTER by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979), printed in 1976. All the lines in the mat area are from photography. Excellent crisp print in perfect condition, gold metallic highlights, listed as plate 355 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, signed by the artist in pencil (see detail)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1307593
Original woodblock print BLUE THICKET by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979), unlimited edition, printed in 1974. Excellent crisp print in perfect condition, silver metallic highlights, listed as plate 318 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, signed by the artist in pencil (see detail). Image size 6 1/4x8 7/8 inches, paper size 8x10 1/4 inches. Superb image, all that Hoshi print shall be.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1307451 (stock #Shotei 044)
Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945)
Rain at Igusa
Date: Pre-1923 earthquake. Muted color version with full title.
Size: Mitsugiri-ban...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1307292
Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print by Tadashi Nakayama (b. 1927) titled “Flowers and Riding Horse” (Hana to Kiba) dated 1968. The bottom margin contains, in pencil, the date, artist’s signature and edition number 49/85...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1307282 (stock #Kobayash 012)
Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915)
Night at Nihonbashi, 1881.
Size: Approximately 13.0 x 9.0 inches.
Publisher: Fukuda Kumajiro
Condition: Fading. Trimmed margin. Original vertical fold.
A rare, original 1881 edition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1307222 (stock #Koitsu 275)
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Kyoto Kiyomizu
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.
Koitsu catalog no.: TK-TM-140. A recently discovered design.
Tipped at top to original greeting card.
Condition: Excellent. Very faint spot in upper right sky.
This is from a rare Takemura-published group.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1307219 (stock #Ohara 088)
Ohara Koson
Japanese waxwing on a branch
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: 1900s.
Publisher: Kokkeido
Reference: K5.10 and plate 111 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Condition: Very good. Lightly toned on the verso.