A Very Rare Woodblock Print by Tsuchiya Rakuzan (1896-1976):
Japan, First Edition, 20” x 17” incl. margins
Title; winter; Tea Flower and Japanese Finch from Rakuzan’s Birds and Folwers series.
Date; ca 1930s
Medium: Woodblock print
Signature; impressed seal “ Rakuzan Saku” and Red seal “A”
Water mark; Rakuzan Kacho Gafu on the lower margin,
Condition; Very fine condition with full margins, embellished with gold but slight mat bed marks on the tip of the margins only (not images).
*** Reference: Please see Rackuzan.net website. Rakuzan (1886-1976) was a Kyoto artist.
His birth namw was Tsuchiya Kouzou. He originally apprentice with the renowned painter
and woodblock print artist Takeuchi Seiho. He is primarily known for his beautiful and refined