All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1332608 (stock #Hasui243)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Rain on Lake Matsue, 1932
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the round, black 6 mm seal, indicating a lifetime printing (1946-1957).
Condition: Paper thinning at upper left corner. Slight fading.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1332382 (stock #Yoshimune012)
Arai Yoshimune
Kominato Bay
Date: 1910s-20s. Printed 1938-1960.
Size: 11.0 x 8.25 inches
Publisher: Hasegawa/Nishinomiya Yosaku. From the famous "Night Scenes" series. Hasegawa catalogue No. 1261.
Nishinomiya Tokyo seal stamped on verso.
Condition: Excellent. Residual paper at back margin from removal from original presentation folder.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1331562 (stock #Ohara130)
Ohara Koson
Bull-headed shrike looking at a spider
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (59).
Reference: K25.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: A conservator has repaired a tear at the bottom below the leaf. Otherwise excellent.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1331486 (stock #Ohara129)
Ohara Koson
Bird in flight against a yellow sky, ivy leaves above
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (69).
Reference: K35.12 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1331397 (stock #Kasamatsu023)
Kasamatsu Shiro
Evening Sky at Suwa Shrine, Nippori
Date: 1932
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Bears the Watanabe 6 mm seal, indicating printing between 1946-1957.
Condition: Excellent with a couple of spots in the left margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1331203
Japanese woodblock print by famed artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present) titled "Storyville I" in pencil, numbered 18/50 and signed. Size: 36"H x 24.5" L
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1331178 (stock #Koitsu305)
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Ueno Kiyomizudo, 1940.
(aka. Restaurant in the Evening)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.75 x 10.50 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten (seal), also bears Doi watermark.
Carver: Harada (seal). Printer: Yokoi (seal). This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition.
Reference: Koitsu catalogue no. TK-DH-62.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1330955 (stock #Koitsu304)
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Akashi Beach, 1934
Size: Oban, approximately 15.5 x 10.2 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Round 6 mm seal indicates printing between 1946 and 1957.
Condition: Good. Very faint toning across upper left corner and bottom of image.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1330691 (stock #Jacoulet044)
Paul Jacoulet
Les Jades, Mandchoukuo
1940s~1950s.
Approximately 6.0 x 4.0 inches.
Self-published, one of a series of surimono.
Condition: Excellent. Tipped along top edge to original paper stock.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1330607 (stock #Jacoulet043)
Paul Jacoulet (1896-1960)
Nuit de Neige, Coree
Date: 1940s~1950s.
Size: 6.0 x 4.25 inches.
Publisher: Self-published, from a series of surimono.
Seal: Boat
Condition: Excellent. Tipped along top edge to original paper stock.
Jacoulet uses "gofun for snow, and an unusually subtle gauffrage to indicate light from the lantern." - Richard Miles, The Prints of Paul Jacoulet.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1330511 (stock #Tomoe003)
Tomoe
A rainy street scene
Date: 30s ~ 60s
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Condition: Excellent. Tipped at top to original cardstock. Cardstock has a spot.
Note the similarity to Hasui's "City in the Rain."
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1330018 (stock #Goyo004)
Hashiguchi Goyo (1881-1921)
Hot Spring Hotel Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 18.75 x 11.75 inches.
Date: 1920s. This edition is from a 1970s limited edition.
Publisher: Tanseisha
Carver: Uetani.
Printer: Yoneda.
Condition: Very good. A couple of very faint discolored spots on the lapel and chest.
Wonderful silver mica background.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1328666 (stock #Shotei055)
Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945)
Snow at Asakusa Kannon-do
Date: Pre-1936.
Size: Mitsugiri-ban. Approximately 15.0 x 6.75 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: M-22 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.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1328587 (stock #Ohara127)
Ohara Koson
Two carp
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (41).
Reference: K39.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Faint toning bands at left and right. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1328461 (stock #Koitsu297)
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Ginza in Rain, 1933.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten (seal), also bears Doi watermark.
Carver: Harada (seal). Printer: Yokoi (seal). This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition.
Reference: Koitsu catalogue no. TK-DH-9.
Condition: Fading in greens/yelllows. A couple of scuffs in sky. On the back, one foxing spot and paper residue at margins.
Note: This print is rare in any edition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1328121 (stock #Eijiro007)
Eijiro Kobayashi
Pagoda by Moonlight
Date: 1900s~1910s
Size: Approximately 10.0 x 7.25 inches.
Publisher: T. Hasegawa, from the famous "Night Scenes" series. Hasegawa catalogue No. 1243.
Condition: Toned edge and foxed back.
Printed on thick original cardstock as published.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1328042 (stock #Hasui237)
Kawase Hasui
Arifuku Hot Springs, Iwami, 1924. Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.00 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. A first edition bearing the Watanabe A seal (used 1924-1930).
Condition: Very good. Faint matte line at top and right.