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Hirosawa Pond

Hirosawa Pond
by Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-)

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Artist: Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-) 琴塚英一
Title: Hirosawa Pond
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1950 (in the decade of)
Date of this artwork?1950s/60s (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Uchida 内田
Publisher (this edition)?Uchida 内田
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 32675
Notes (1st edition)?Artist: Eiichi Kotozuka 1906-1979
Title: Hirosawa Pond
Date: Ca 1930 - 40s
Publisher: Uchida
Medium: Woodblock print.
Width Item 12.0 inches = 30.5 cm
Height Item 17.7 inches = 45.0 cm

Notes: The silhouetted mountains and tranquil Hirosawa pond in a misty spring evening.
A trial proof before the first edition
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

This is a beautiful woodblock print by sosaku hanga printmaker Eiichi Kotozuka. The print measures about 16 x 10 plus large margins. Kotozuka was noted both for his sosaku hanga designs as well as his Chinese-style prints; this one is very much in the style of Chinese watercolor. Great color and impression; very nice condition with just a bit of tape remnant in the upper margin.

Artist Bio: KOTOZUKA, EIICHI was born in Osaka in 1906. He studied at the Kyoto Specialist School of Painting and in the late 1940s was one of the four artists who founded a co-operative publishing company called Koryokusha in an effort to gain an artistic expression free of the major houses. Tokuriki, Tobei and Tasaburo were the other three involved. He has created quite a number of woodblocks covering unique scenes of Japanese tradition, flowers, landscapes and wildlife. He was a member of the Seiryusha Group of Liberal Artists and Died in 1979.

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