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Omu, Parrot

Omu, Parrot
by Nishimura Hodo

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Artist: Nishimura Hodo 蒲堂
Title: Omu, Parrot
Series: Bird and Flower series 花鳥
Date 1st edition?1937/4
Date of this artwork?1937 April (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Takemura
Publisher (this edition)?Takemura
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 33435
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:

This print is authentic, not restrike or reproduction. I guarantee it. This print was created by Nishimura Hodo (act. 1930s) the great artist of shin-hanga in kacho-e (birds and flowers prints). The prints of this artist could be in same line with the prints of Ohara Koson aka Shoson . Here is one of his great prints “Omu” (Parrot). Was published and printed by Takemura Hideo in May, 1938, print bears the artist seal in the image. Bears also publisher seal on the left margin. Oban size 15 1/2" by 10 3/4 " with full margins. Print reproduced on p.168 in “Collector’s Value Guide to Japanese Woodblock Prints” by Sandra Andacht. Fine impression, excellent color, bleedthrough and registration - pristine condition. The print is not backed or mounted, never been framed .

Series Information: See http://www.rakusan.net/htgallery.html
Artist Bio: Nishimura Hodo is most likely the watercolour artist Saito Hodo. See my discussion of Saito Hodo here.

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