An Extra Large/Rare Kappa-ban by Yoshitoshi Mori(1898-1992):
Japan, 27” x 19 3/4” or 68.5cm x 50.2cm. paper,
Title; Two gamas colliding (given name)
Signed Yoshitoshi Mori in Roman scrip in pencil and sealed in red,
Limited edition; # 25/50 early edition and dated ‘72
It is an extra large size of his print and a rare his print, and is in excellent condition with good colors and very clean on the back.
*** Yoshtoshi Mori was the mater of Kappazuri – Stencil print- in Japanese.
He is one of the best known sosaku hanga style artists although he started his career late in his life. He had studied painting and commercial design in Tokyo. Most of his life he worked as a designer and turned to printmaking at an age above fifty. From Artelino.