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Kofukuji Autumn

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Kofukuji Autumn 興福寺秋
by Asano Takeji

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Artist: Asano Takeji 浅野竹二
Title: Kofukuji Autumn 興福寺秋
Series: 8 Views of Kinki 近畿八景
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 artwork code: 32794
Notes (1st 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:

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

Important to all of these woodblocks is the statement, “Takeji gokoku – suru” printed on the block, roughly translated to, “Takeji paint, cut, print” 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

Artist Bio: 
浅野 竹二(あさの たけじ、明治33年(1900年)10月24日-平成10年(1998年)2月10日) 京都の日本画家、版画家。京都市立絵画専門学校で日本画を専攻、途中油絵に手をそめましたが、再び日本画に復帰、土田麦僊の率いる「山南塾」に入塾し、国画創作協会展に出品するなど日本画家として活躍しました。

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