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Yamato Horyuji Temple

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Yamato Horyuji Temple 大和法隆寺
by Tokuriki Tomikichiro

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Artist: Tokuriki Tomikichiro 徳力富吉郎
Title: Yamato Horyuji Temple 大和法隆寺
Series: Scenes of Sacred Places and Historical Landmarks
Date 1st edition?1940
Publisher 1st edition?Uchida 内田
Publisher (this edition)?Uchida 内田
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 33104
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:

Tuesday, 2 January 2007


Title Famous Historic Places and Holy Places - Horyu-ji Temple
first edition
Artist Tomikichiro Tokuriki 1902-1999
Signature Tomikichiro
Seal Artist's seal
Dated 1940
Publisher Uchida
Medium/Technique Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good … embossed
Colors excellent - very good
Condition excellent - very good … light toning, the right margin slightly creased, two thin spots on the upper margin corners.
Description From the series, "Seichi Shiseki Meisho" (Famous Historic Places and Holy Places) No.17. Horyu-ji Temple in Yamato, Nara prefecture.
Format Oban yoko-e
Width Item 16.3 inches = 41.5 cm
Height Item 11.5 inches = 29.2 cm

Artist Bio: TOKURIKI TOMIKICHIRO(1902 - 1999) - Tokuriki was born and raised in Kyotoand was influenced by the local art scene from childhood. He stayed in Kyotofor his entire career and was a leader of the Kyoto Sosaku Hanga. He graduated from the KyotoCity School of Fine Arts and Crafts and after that from the KyotoCity Specialist School of Painting. While he began his career in the painting field, he found his true calling in the woodblock print field and was enthusiastic about the reemergence of woodblock prints in 20th century Japanese art. He was influential in the development of new artists later in his career and set up his own publishing company called Matsukyu.

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