A complete set of four Japanese woodblock prints in the original presentation folder by Sadanobu III Hasegawa (1881-1963), published around 1950 by Uchida. Carefully printed with embossing and shomen-zuri, laid down at upper corners. Condition: fine, only paper mats with few short tears. Dimension: sheet: 27.8 cm x 21 cm, image: 25.7 cm x 19.3 cm, folder: 35.5 cm x 26.2 cm.
A limited-edition color woodblock print by the Japanese Sosaku Hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Titled "Obakusan Uji (A)", dated "1960" and numbered "38/150" in pencil. Hand signed in black ink and with red seal. Paper with watermark "Kiyoshi Saito". Condition: very good impression and color, laid down at upper corners. Dimension: image: 38.6 cm x 52.6 cm, paper: 45.5 cm x 60.1 cm.
An original color woodblock print in the oban size by the Japanese Sosaku Hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Unlimited, dating from the 1960's. Hand signed in black ink and sealed. Condition: very good impression and color, the margins trimmed and with tape residue visible. White, unprinted are of the dolls dress with one darker paper fiber (picture no. 1). Dimension: image: 36.9 cm x 23.8 cm, paper: 44.2 cm x 29.4 cm.
An original Japanese woodblock print by the Shin Hanga artist Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950). In horizontal oban size depicting an ocean liner entering the port of Shanghai at night. Stamped "Minato no yoru ", date Showa 13 (1938), artist's seal and signature and jizuri (self-printed). Lower margin titled "Night in the Harbor" and signed "Hiroshi Yoshida" in pencil. This quite rare print by Yoshida is illustrated in "The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hi ...click for details
An original Japanese woodblock print by the Shin Hanga artist Takahashi Shotei (or Hiroaki 1871-1945). In o-tanzaku size depicting sailing boats at sunset. Titled "Sekiyado" and with artist's double gourd seal "Hiroaki". Published by Watanabe Shozaburo, around 1930. Condition: very good color and impression, margin partial with minimal creasing, upper right corner with faint tiny stains, in the image spot accumulation of color. Dimension sheet: 39.7 cm x 17.6 cm, image: 3 ...click for details
Tibetan or Mongolian painting on cloth depicting an arhat holding a stupa, maybe showing Abheda. Condition: some wear and little paint loss and signs of former mountings. Please look at pictures carefully, they are part of the condition report. Dimension: 19.2 cm x 14.7 cm.
An original Japanese color woodblock print showing the Demachi district in Kyoto by the artist Takeji Asano (1900 - 1999). Signed and sealed, left margin dated 1934. Maybe later printing, purchase date in pencil: 29.1.1951. Condition: very good impression and good color, slightly toned and slight foxing, reverse of upper margin with little paper loss due to former mounting. Please look at pictures carefully, being part of condition report. Size: image: 21.7 cm x 32.2 cm, paper: 25.9 cm x 36.7 cm ...click for details
An original Japanese color woodblock print from the series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan; Eastern Japan Edition" by the Shin Hanga artist Kawase Hasui (1883 - 1957). Later printing in the 1950's, reverse with purchase date in pencil: 20.01.1951. Signed and sealed, left margin with title and dated March 1935. Left corner with circular seal (6 mm) of publisher Watanabe Shozaburo. See Kendall H. Brown: "Kawase Hasui: The complete woodblock prints": No. 309. Condition ...click for details
An original color woodblock print in oversize by the Japanese Modern Print artist Fumio Kitaoka (1918 - 2007). Showing the coast of Shimamaki. Hand-signed, titled, dated '73 and edition no. 87/100 in pencil. Condition: very good impression and color, very faint discoloration on the margins from prior matting, right margin slightly rubbed off, mounted on paper. Dimension: image: 40 cm x 55 cm, paper: 48 cm x 64 cm.
A color woodblock print by Kaoru Kawano (1916 - 1965). Depicting a little girl with butterflies around her head, holding white flowers. With red seal and black seal on the verso. Condition: fine color and fine impression, back with few traces of former mounting. Dimension image: 38.1 cm x 23.4 cm, paper: 42.6 cm x 28.8 cm.