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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.
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 Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991) titled "Tea Ceremony" (Chanoyu) dated " Showa 29" (1954). The seal of the publisher Unsodo, and the seals of the carver Nagashima, and printer Shinmi are in the left margin. The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the upper right corner of the image. The Unsodo (“Un”) watermark is faintly visible at the lower left margin corner. The paper measures 15 7/8” x 10 3/4” (image: 14 5/16" x 9 1/2"). ...
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" (...
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...
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 #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 #1456131
Japanese sosaku hanga woodblock print titled “Woman Combing Her Hair” by Tokuriki Tomikichiro (1902-2000) dated 1947. From a known limited-edition state with red background and blue-gray color in the blouse. Signed in pencil at the lower left within the image and numbered 84/100. Plate: 12 3/4" x 9 1/4" (visible paper size: 13 3/8” x 10 1/8”); frame: 19 3/4" x 16 1/2." The print has not been examined out of the frame but is visibly in very good, clean overall condition. Framed with ...
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)
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...
Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled “Senshun” (Early Spring) depicting a moga (modern girl) wearing a fashionable fur stole and knit hat, her hair cut in a short curly bob, from the series “Showa Bijin” by Shinsui Ito (1898-1972) published as a newspaper insert in 1931. Shinsui’s black ink signature and red seal are at the upper left. Paper: 14 1/8" x 9 9/16" (frame: 21 5/8" x 17 1/4"). Framed with archival materials and UV glass or Plexiglass. Very good overall condition wi...
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 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 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 Hanagten. 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 : Pre 1980 item #750064 (stock #028202)
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 is marked “Hozon” in Japanese in the bottom margin. Hozon translates as "to keep" (essentially, an artist's proof). It is in very good condition, with no issues to note.

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