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similar to Ohara Koson (Hoson) Woodblock Print - A Nest of Swallows - Very Rare

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 #1411381 (stock #Ohara223)
Ohara Shoson (Koson) (1877~1945)
Rabbits under bush clover and full moon.
Date: 1931.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe C (sausage) seal, which was in use between 1929-1942 and is consistent with a first/early edition.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15 x 10 inches.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: S41.7 in Crows, Cranes & Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
A rarely encountered Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled "Fishing Boat" by Ishiwata Koitsu (1897-1987) dated in the left margin December of Showa 10 (1935). The artist's black ink signature and red circular seal are at the lower left corner of the image. This is a first edition impression bearing the Kato Junji publisher's seal in the right margin. Paper size: 10 7/8" x 15 1/2" (image size: 9 3/8" x 14 3/16"). Very good overall condition. There is a faint fade line at the right side an...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1415112
Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print titled "Snow at the Rock Garden” by Shiro Kasamatsu dated 1960. The print is signed in black and with the red artist’s seal at the lower right corner of the image. The bottom margin holds the title and date in black ink. A hexagonal watermark is at the lower left margin. The penciled edition number has been rubbed off and only a faint shadow of an original number (possibly 123 of a known edition of 200) remains to the left of a red "S...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1434589 (stock #Shotei115)
Shotei Takahashi (Hiroaki) (1871-1945)
Arai Inn (Omori Arai Inn)
Series: Eight Views South of the Capital
Date: 1921.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.75 inches.
Shotei seal at upper right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: O-20 in Shotei catalog.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Center crease. Soiling in margins. Toned paper. Very good color.
- The blocks for this print were destroyed in the Great Kanto Earthquake of 192...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1444250 (stock #Ohno021)
Ohno Bakufu
Brocade Carp (Higoi)
Series: Familiar Fishes of Japan (Dai Nihon gyorui gashu)
Size: Oban. Approximately 19.25 x 13.5 inches. Visible image: 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1938.
Edition: No. 260 (noted on back in pencil).
Publisher: Nishinomiya Shoin/Kyoto Hanga-in.
Artist's signature and seal lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print employing mica highlights.
Condition: Excellent color. Some foxing in the water. Print is sealed inside m...
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 1940 item #1434900 (stock #Shotei118)
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Peddler in the Snowy Night
Size: Chuban. Approximately 9.875 x 7.0 inches.
Date: pre-1936.
Artist's seal at lower right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
No. 509 in 1936 Watanabe catalog. C-29 in Shotei catalog.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1431503 (stock #Yuhan011)
Ito Yuhan
Lantern in Pond
Date: 1930s. A pre-war or early postwar edition.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.75 x 10.75 inches.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku. Seal at left margin.
Artist's signature at lower right.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) titled “Kegon Falls, Nikko” from the series "Collection of Ukiyo-e Designs" first published by Bijutsusha in 1927. Dated on the image above the signature. No publisher's seal. Paper: 15 1/8" x 10 1/4" (14 1/4" x 9 3/8"). Very good color and overall condition with only minor discoloration on the back and margin edges. Pencil notation on the back at the bottom. Color illustrated as plate 170, page 369 in Volume 2 of “Kawas...
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...
Rarely encountered Japanese pencil-signed limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print by Tokuriki Tomikichiro (1902-2000) titled “Loquat Tree” dating circa 1950. The white title is set against the cobalt blue background at the upper right. The print is pencil signed "T. Tokuriki" and numbered 11/200 at the bottom. Narrow format print measuring 16” x 7” (paper); image: 15” x 4 7/8.” Very good color and overall condition with large margins. Two tiny paper hinges are at the top ba...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1406059 (stock #Hasui451)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Springtime Evening, Ote Gate (Otemon no Haru no Yugure)
Date: 1952.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Edition: First state. Watanabe red 6mm seal lower right corner. Used 1946-1957.
Reference: Hotei #573.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Removed from original folder.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1442308 (stock #Shotei124)
Shotei Takahashi (Hiroaki) (1871-1945)
Shotei catalog title: Plum Tree Takes a Boat Ride
Japanese title: Sakigake Bune
Date: Pre-1923.
Size: Mitsugiriban. 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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1424407 (stock #Hasui482)
Pulguk Temple, Kyongju
Series: Eight Views of Korea
Date: 1939.
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 16.75 x 11.75 inches.
Hasui signature and seal lower left.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. E-seal at right margin - used 1932-42.
Reference: Hotei No. 432.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight creasing at top margin and top right. One foxing spot on back in sky.
Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print known as "Zen Garden of Shisendo Temple, Kyoto” by Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991) dated 1960. The print is signed in black and with the red artist’s seal at the lower right corner of the image. The bottom margin holds the kanji title, date, and penciled edition number B5/100 to the left of a red "Shiro hanga" seal. Visible paper size: 15 3/8" x 10 1/4" (frame: 28" x 19 3/4"). Well framed with a pale gray fabric mat and silvered moulding....
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #1430162
Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print depicting two horses in profile galloping neck and neck by Tadashi Nakayama (1927-2014) titled “Running Horses.” The print was executed in bold colors with gold diagonal lines and silver highlights set against a black background. This horizontal image is pencil-signed “T. Nakayama,” numbered 59/95, and dated 1984 in the bottom margin. The bottom margin edge also contains the title and original purchase price of 150,000 yen. The re...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1444709 (stock #Eijiro019)
Attributed to Eijiro Kobayashi
High Bridge at Night (Inspired by James Whistler's "Nocturne")
Date: This edition 1938-60.
Size: Approximately 10 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Marginless as originally issued.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Tiny kento mark at upper right corner.
After "Nocturne in Blue and Gold; Old Battersea Bridge" by James Whistler