All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1323766 (stock #Yosai001)
Yosai Kikuchi (1788-1878)
Standing Crane
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Likely Daikokuya.
Date: ca. 1910-20s.
Condition: Excellent with light crease along upper right edge. 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 1980 item #1323732 (stock #160205)
Japan Haku Maki 1965 or so Cell B This is a very early Maki print . He did it no later than 1966 it depicts many cells of a human all done very explicitly and clearly Cell was an early Maki theme He used it less than a dozen times the cells must have been busy re-creating themselves But here they seem calm and static Embossed z
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1323641 (stock #Ohara101)
Ohara Koson
Goose and reeds
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910-20s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (cat. 111).
Reference: K11.9 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. 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 #1323457 (stock #Unk084)
Snowy Cottage at Night
Unsigned.
Size: 5.5 x 3.75 inches
Date: 1950s or 1960s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Condition: Very good. One faint brownish area on snowy ground at right.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1323015
Japan Haku Maki 1965 or so Cell B This is a very early Maki print . He did it no later than 1966 it depicts many cells of a human all done very explicitly and clearly Cell was an early Maki theme He used it less than a dozen times the cells must have been busy re-creating themselves But here they seem calm and static Embossed See cell -A attacged Maki did a cell 1 – 8 which images come from our archives 4 5 7 8
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1322970 (stock #Ohara100)
Ohara Koson
Two little egrets on a branch, full moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910-20s.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (cat. 53).
Reference: K14.12 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. 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 1930 item #1322883 (stock #Ohara099)
Ohara Koson
Knots on shore
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910-20s.
Bears Koson signature (black on black) and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (cat. 37).
Reference: K24.1 and plate 74 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with a light spot at upper right corner. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1322773
Oversized limited edition etching and relief print by Ouchi Makoto (1926-1989) titled “Yuki” (“Snow”). It is undated, but likely dates from the 1970s. The image is pencil-signed, numbered 13/35, and titled in kanji in the lower section. The paper size is: 37”V x 25”H. Very good overall condition. There is a small abrasion in the paper just under the penciled kanji title and the paper in the upper left corner is slightly wrinkled...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1322772
Oversized limited edition etching and relief print by Ouchi Makoto (1926-1989) titled “Firebird” dated 1971. The print is pencil-signed, numbered 30/60, and titled in kanji in the lower section beside the artist’s red seal. Paper size: 35 7/8”V x 23 1/2"H. Very good overall condition. The right paper edge cut is slightly irregular. This image is illustrated as plate 19 in the reference book “Aramusha: Ouchi Makoto The Artist Warrior” by Mary and Norman Tolman...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1322761
The Tretiak Collection
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figure Figure 1 is a dark and brooding big red just received so dark even out of frame and matte maki s first big red appeared in 1963 this is an abstract rendering of the kanji for woman she seems to be standing there swaying ever so slowly this print has a good green blue sun at the upper left Here no splashes yet to add color figure 3 figure 3 here figure 4 alsom here
Oversized limited edition "sosaku hanga" woodblock print by Clifton Karhu (1927-2007) titled Kiyomizu II dated 1969. The print colorfully illustrates the architectural details of the Kiyomizu Temple. This artist's proof is pencil-signed, dated, and titled in the bottom margin. Paper size: 28"V x 24 1/4"H (image: 26 1/2"V x 23"H). Very good color and overall condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1322560
Oversized limited edition Japanese "kappa-ban" (stencil print) by Sadao Watanabe (1913-1996) titled “The Triumphal Entry to Jerusalem.” The print is signed, dated 1968, and numbered 25/50 in white ink at the bottom. The image depicts Christ, at the center, calmly riding down the Road of Flowers toward Jerusalem. A crowd of curious and admiring people surround him. The print is executed primarily in black and white against a bold red background on the crumpled, hand-made momogami paper cha...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1322475
Large limited edition lithograph with hand-applied paint and red sumi-e brush stroke by Toko Shinoda (b. 1913) titled “Through the Ages.” This early undated image is pencil-signed, titled, and numbered 32/35 at the lower left. Paper: 35 5/8”V x 24 7/8”H (image: 22 x 32 ¾). Excellent condition (never framed). This print is from a Phoenix, Arizona estate.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1322454 (stock #Ohara098)
Ohara Koson
Three goldfish and flowering wisteria
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910-20s.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (cat. 86).
Reference: K39.14 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with small red dash above the lowest fish and faint smudge to the left. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Ele...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1322399 (stock #Shotei055)
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)(1871-1945)
Title: Red leaves at Monkey Bridge
Size: Small, approximately 4 x 2.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Date: Pre-1936. This is item No. 41 in the 1936 Watanabe catalogue. Bears the Shotei seal at the lower right. "Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Condition: Excellent with thinner spots at top margin corners.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1322398 (stock #Ogata022)
Ogata Korin (1658-1716)
The Cranes
Date: ca 1930s or earlier.
Size: 4 inches x 3 inches.
Publisher: Unknown. Possibly Hasegawa or Shima.
Condition: Excellent.
- Claude Monet was an admirer of this image and had it in his collection.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent with thin area and tape at top back margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1322355 (stock #Ohara097)
Ohara Koson
Frog and tadpoles
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910-20s.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (cat. 83).
Reference: K39.11 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. 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. Their Bedford home is...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1322256 (stock #Hasui235)
Kawase Hasui
Takehara, Matoba (Hiroshima), 1948
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the 6 mm seal (lower left corner), which is consistent with a first edition.
This seal was used between 1946 and 1957.
Condition: Very good. Light fading and creasing. Adhesive residue on back margin.