All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1369242 (stock #CF60004)
L'Asie Exotique
$12,000.00
Japanese Woodblock print by Paul Jacoulet 1896-1960, titled “Le Pacifique Mysterieux. Mers Du Sud”, translated as the Mysterious Pacific. South Seas, depicting a red haired mermaid seated on a rocky outcropping in the calm blue sea with an octopus laying beside her and wonderful iridescence swirling in the whirlpool area. Signed in pencil lower right above the peach seal. Seals of the carver, Kentaro Maeda and printer Tetsunosuke Honda, lower right margin. Published: 6 July 1951...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1369238 (stock #CF60005)
L'Asie Exotique
$2,000.00
A set of four Japanese woodblock prints by Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) 1786 - 1865, of half length actor portraits in various roles, all from the same series having a pine bough background, large crest (mon) outline with cursive script, a rectilinear cartouche depicting different kinds of fish with the name of the actor and role he is playing, the actor costumed in graphic blue and white patterned robes, published by Kagiya Shobei, each having a date seal (5/1863) with aratame and signature ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1369236 (stock #CY93303)
L'Asie Exotique
$250.00
Japanese lithograph by Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995), dated’75 and numbered 18/75 of a young nude woman reclining on some flowers with a mail box behind. From the series of Hous & Nudes, Transition B created in the years between 1974 & 1979. Measuring 7-1/2” x 6-1/4”, Framed and glazed, 16” x 14-1/2”. Fine condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1369091 (stock #Sadao002)
Sadao Watanabe
Look at the Birds of the Air
From the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 6:26)
Stencil on momigami paper.
Date: 1968.
Edition: 40/50.
Signed and dated by the artist.
Image size: 21 x 17.75 inches. Paper size: 26 x 23 inches.
Condition: Excellent color and condition. Paper edges wrapped to thin backing. Margin outer edges toned from previous framing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1369004 (stock #Hasui333)
Kawase Hasui
Mount Fuji in Moonlight, Kawaibashi
Date: 1947.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Bears the red 6 mm Watanabe seal in the lower right corner, indicating a first state printed between 1946-1957.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Two original drying pinholes at left margin. Back has light mounting residue.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1368923 (stock #Yamagishi001)
Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984)
Mt. Danxia in China
Date: ca 1920s-30s.
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 16.75 x 13.25 inches.
Bears artists signature, seal and watermark.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight creasing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1368868 (stock #YoshidaH034)
Hiroshi Yoshida
Kamogawa in Kyoto (The Kamo River)
Date: 1933.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.0 x 10.75 inches.
Signed and sealed in the image. Titled and signed in pencil.
Jizuri seal at upper left margin indicating a first edition self-printed by the artist.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: Abe catalog #186.
Condition: Light toning and fading. Top margin corners are thin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1368672 (stock #Ohara173)
Ohara Koson
Nuthatcher Atop Persimmon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.75 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1920s.
Bears Koson seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Publisher: Daikokuya (89)
Reference: K18.1 and in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Right edge has slight wrinkle.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1368548 (stock #Hasui330)
Kawase Hasui
Katada in Ohmi
Date: 1930s.
Size: Koban. Approximately 6 x 4 inches.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1368491 (stock #Koitsu387)
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Ueno Kiyomizudo, 1940.
(aka. Restaurant in the Evening)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.75 x 10.50 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten (seal), also bears Doi watermark.
Carver: Harada (seal). Printer: Yokoi (seal). This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition.
Reference: Koitsu catalog no. TK-DH-62.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Top back margin has tape residue.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1368334 (stock #Ohara172)
Ohara Koson
Torii with Lantern and Deer
Size: Yoko chu-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 5.50 inches.
Date: ca. 1900.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Kokkeido. Bears Kokkeido seal.
Reference: K44.12 and plate 28 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Some foxing (stabilized). Four small wear holes visible when held to light.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1368189 (stock #Ohara171)
Ohara Koson
Sparrow on Hortensia (Blue Hydrangea)
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1920s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Publisher: Daikokuya (20)
Reference: K33.13 and plate 52 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Some faint foxing (stabilized).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1368140 (stock #Shotei070)
Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945)
Night Shower at Izumi Bridge
Date: Pre-1932.
Size: Mitsugiri-ban. Approximately 15.0 x 7.0 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: M-16 in Shotei catalog.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Light age toning.
Shotei's beautiful post-earthquake variant of his earlier design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1367828 (stock #Shotei069)
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Crows on a Cold Night
Date: Pre-1936.
Size: Approximately 7.25 x 5 inches.
Bears the Shotei seal.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: S-19. Watanabe #173
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Pencil note on back.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1367804 (stock #Ohara170)
Ohara Koson
Snow-capped Mount Fuji
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (6)
Reference: K44.8 and plate 103 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Lower right corner reinforced. Tone line at bottom edge. Some fading.
- A well-known and rarely seen Koson design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1367448 (stock #Hasui326)
Kawase Hasui
Zojoji Temple, Shiba
Size: Aiban. Approximately 13.0 x 8.75 inches.
A first edition published in 1934 by Osaka Mainichi in Japan Today & Tomorrow. The slightly larger oban version of this famous print, Hotei #147, was published in 1925.
Condition: Excellent. The back of the print still shows some remnants of the black paper of the original publication. Thinner areas at the back have been thickened by a conservator.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1367275 (stock #Jacoulet053)
Paul Jacoulet
Le Tresor, Coree (The Treasure, Korea)
Date: May 21, 1940.
Size: Approximately 18.25 x 14 inches.
Jacoulet signature and watermark with butterfly seal.
Edition: 155/250.
Carver: Maeda. Printer: Honda.
Reference: Print #66 in The Prints of Paul Jacoulet by Richard Miles
Condition: Excellent.
"This classic scene of mother and child is one of Jacoulet's best received prints." - Miles
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1367202 (stock #Keinen008)
Imao Keinen
Two Rabbits in the Moonlight
Size: Approximately 10 x 5 inches.
Date: 1930s.
Publisher: Shima Art Company. Bears the round Shima seal. "Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Provenance: Purchased directly from the Robert O. Muller estate.