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Arashiyama Spring

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Arashiyama Spring
by Asano Takeji

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Artist: Asano Takeji |
Title: Arashiyama Spring
Series: 8 Views of Kinki
Date 1st edition?1954
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB item code: 32789
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this item. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

You are viewing a rare set of Japanese woodblock prints by Takeji Asano (1900-1999). Among his famous works is this set entitled, gEight Views of Kinki, all produced in 1954.

Important to all of these woodblocks is the statement, gTakeji gokoku ? suruh printed on the block, roughly translated to, gTakeji paint, cut, printh written on all eight prints, very similar to a "Jizuri" seal on Hiroshi Yoshida works.

1) Shinyo Temple, Snow; January 1954,
2) Wakano-ura Moonlight; February 1954,
3) Arashiyama Spring; April 1954,
4) Himeji Castle; July 1954,
5) Yasaka Pagoda; August 1954,
6) Ukimido Temple Evening Moon; September 1954,
7) Kofukuji Autumn; October 1954,
8) Sumiyoshi Shrine Snow; November 1954

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