A Rare/Fine Kappa-ban (Stencil Print) by Yoshitoshi Mori (1898-1992):
Japan, 20” 1/2” x 13 3/4” margins included or 14 3/4” x 12” image only.
Tile; visiting or greeting (given name),
Yoshitoshi Mori signed in Roman scrip in white ink and sealed in red on lower left image
Limited edition; # 5/50 early edition
It is in excellent condition with full margins, colors and very clear 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.