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First edition pencil-signed Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Takeji Asano (1900-2002) titled "Rain in Shinnyodo" in the lower margin and dated Showa 28 (1953) in the lower left margin. The artist's black ink signature is at the lower left corner of the image and the artist's name/signature is in pencil at the lower right. The left margin also bears the seal of the publisher Unsodo, the carver Okura, and the printer Shinmi. The "gei" watermark is at the lower left margin corner. This is a f...
First edition Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled “Hawk on a Snow-covered Branch” by Ohara Koson (1878-1945), also known as Shoson, published by Watanabe in 1926. The Watanabe “A” seal (used 1924-1930) is located at the lower left margin. The artist's signature and seal are at the lower right section of the image. Paper: 15 1/8" x 10 1/8" (plate: 14 1/4" x 9 7/16"). Very good overall condition. There is a small archivally repaired tear at the upper left. The upper edges of t...
First edition Taisho period Japanese woodblock print titled “The Snow Maiden Umekawa” (aka “The Heroine Umekawa in the Snow”) from the supplements of “The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon" by Kitano Tsunetomi (1880-1947) published in 1923. First edition with mica and silver highlights, hand applied gofun, black ink Tsunetomi seal at the upper right, and Yamagishi Kazue (carver) and Nishimura Kumakichi (printer) seals at the lower edge. Visible paper size: 15 7/8" x nearly 11" (...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1444601 (stock #KoitsuI010)
Ishiwata Koitsu
Ikegami Honmonji (Niomon) (Nio Gate of Honmonji Temple, Ikegami)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1932.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
First edition with Watanabe C seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A conservator has repaired margin in two places. Pencil note on back. Crease at upper right corner.
- A rarely see design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1456194 (stock #Hasui562)
Kawase Hasui
Spring Rain at Gokokuji
Size: Oban. Approximately 16 x 10.75 inches.
Date: 1932.
This edition 1948-50.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten. Carver: Katsumura (same carver as first edition). Printer: Ito.
Doi publisher's watermark at upper left corner margin.
Artist's signature and seal at upper right.
Condition: A surface dot on the base of the lantern. A few light margin creases. Back top corners have two small bits of paper residue.
- A wonderful e...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1417482 (stock #WN246)
Galerie Hafner
$750.00
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A large original color woodblock print by the Japanese sosaku hanga artist Junichiro Sekino (1914-1988). Showing a pond with a temple or house in Japan at night. Lavishly printed with mica and using the woodblock grain to create the shimmering and rippling water in the pond. Titled, numbered 166/200, signed and dated "57" in English, as well signed and titled in Japanese within the margin in pencil. Condition: fine color and fine impression, minimal partial toning (due to paper), the right corne...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1456295 (stock #YoshidaH052)
Hiroshi Yoshida
Bamboo Wood
Date: 1939.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.25 x 11 inches.
Signed and sealed in the image and lower margin.
Jizuri seal at upper left margin indicating self-printing by the artist.
Published by the artist.
Reference: Abe #229.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Margin has light toning and creasing.
- Depicts a scene in Saitama Prefecture.
Large format (dai-oban) Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled “Blue Parrot” by Ishikawa Toraji (1875-1964) from the series “Ten Types of Female Nudes” carved by Yamagishi Kazue and self-published by the artist in 1935. The black ink Ishikawa signature and red seal are at the lower right section of the print. Visible paper size: 13 1/2 x 16 3/4" (plate: 11 5/8" x 14 7/8"; frame: 20 1/4" x 23 1/2." Framed with UV glass or Plexiglass. The print has not been examined out of the fram...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1442308 (stock #Shotei124)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,850.00
Sale Price $1572.50 (by discounted invoice or refund)
Shotei Takahashi (Hiroaki) (1871-1945)
Shotei catalog title: Plum Tree Takes a Boat Ride
Japanese title: Sakigake Bune
Date: Pre-1923.
Size: Approximately 25.9 x 12.8 cm. 10.25 x 5 inches.
Shotei seal at upper right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: S-135 in Shotei catalog.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Two pieces of white tape at top back margin.
- The blocks for this print were destroyed in the Great Kanto E...
Japanese dai-oban size shin hanga woodblock print titled “Mt. Ranier in Winter” by Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) dated 1972. The print is dated and titled in English and Japanese at the lower left margin corner. The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the lower right corner of the image. The print is pencil-signed in the lower right margin. Plate: 11 3/4" x 19 1/2" (visible paper size: 12 3/8” x 20 1/4"); frame: 19 1/2" x 27 1/2." Framed with archival materials and UV glass o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1437571
Japanese Edo period woodblock print titled “Nihonbashi” (#1) from the bijin version of the series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido" (Fujikei Tokaido) by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) published by Fujiokaya Keijiro between 1849 and 1853. The print depicts a standing beauty holding a long letter. A cartouche at the top section features the Nihonbashi bridge with Mt. Fuji in the background. The print is well-framed with a cream-colored silk mat and red filet. Visible print size: 13 7/8...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1464126
Japanese sosaku hanga woodblock print with hand-applied color by Ono Tadashige (1909-1990) signed at the lower right "T. Ono" in white ink. Attached to a sheet of handmade Japanese washi paper inscribed in black ink in kanji verso with the artist's signature, the title "Fugu" (Pufferfish), and date of 1959. At the lower left in pencil is "No. 12" and the lower right appears to hold the original price (rubbed). The washi backing sheet measures 12 3/8" x 18" (image: 11 7/8" x 17 5/8"). Very go...
Large Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled “Keisho” (Make-up), No 2, from a series of six self-published prints titled “Women’s Manners of Today” by Kobayakawa Kiyoshi (1899-1948). At the upper left, the print is dated 6th month of Showa 5 (1930) and signed with the artist's red bird/duck seal below. The title is in kanji in the lower margin. A seal at the lower left margin shows it is from a limited edition of 100. Naga-oban (visible size: 19 7/8" x 11 3/8"); frame: 27" x 18...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1461455
Japanese mid-century sosaku hanga woodblock print depicting a horse in a stable by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Signed in black ink at the lower left and with the artist's red seal above. Unlimited edition dating circa 1960. Paper size: 11 1/2" x 17 1/8" (image: 10 1/8" x just over 15"). The print was never framed and is in very good overall condition and color with full margins. There is some waviness to the paper and a couple of the margin corners have creases.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1456454 (stock #YoshidaH053)
Hiroshi Yoshida
Horse Turnback (Umagaeshi)
Series: Ten Views of Mt. Fuji
Date: 1928.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.25 x 10.5 inches.
Signed and sealed in the image and lower margin.
Jizuri seal at upper left margin indicating self-printing by the artist.
Published by the artist.
Reference: Abe #52.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Margin has light toning and creasing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1441625 (stock #Ohara280)
Ohara Hoson (Koson)
A Nest of Swallows
Reference: An uncatalogued design.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1930. First and only edition.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver (Maeda) and printer (Komatsu) seals in left margin.
Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal at lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight fading. Light creasing through artist's seal and lower margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1453803 (stock #Shotei137)
Era Woodblock Prints
$750.00
Sale Price $637.50 (by discounted invoice or refund)
Takahashi Shotei
Morning Fog
Date: Early. Not known.
Size: Approximately 7.25 x 4.825 inches.
Shotei seal lower right.
Reference: S-126 in Shotei catalog.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight crease lower left corner. Pencil note on back.
Note: Shotei.com notes that this print is probably pre-earthquake due to its rarity.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #750064 (stock #101232)
Original pencil signed Japanese woodblock print by Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995), titled Mendocino, Sunrise, 1982. This is one of Toshi Yoshida’s largest prints, measuring approximately 31 1/2 x 45 1/4 inches, plus full margins. This design was issued in a limited edition of 300, although this particular print an Artist’s Proof. It was acquired directly from a member of the Yoshida family It is in very good condition, with some minor foxing and printing smudges in the reverse left margin and...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #127983 (stock #121004)
Original Japanese woodblock print by Shima Seien (1892-1970), titled "The Heroine Yujiri, in 'Yugiri Awa no Naruto'", 1923. This print is one of 18 designs published as supplements to "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu", which consisted of 16 volumes, plus two additional images.

This print measures approximately 15 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches inches, plus full margins. It is in wonderful condition, aside from some light toning. There is embossing in the head.

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