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Friends of the mountain

Friends of the mountain
by Azechi Umetaro (1902-1999)

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Artist: Azechi Umetaro (1902-1999) 畦地梅太郎
Title: Friends of the mountain
Date 1st edition?1956
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Not Set
Format (this edition): Not Set
DB artwork code: 35395
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 was created by Azechi Umetaro (b.1902) the great artist of sosaku-hanga, one of the leading artist in this movement. The prints of this artist could be in same line with the prints of Maekawa Sempan, Onchi Koshiro, Shiko Munakata, Tadashi Nakayama, Toru Mabuchi, Kiyoshi Saito, Junichiro Sekino and others. Azechi’s “mountaineers” are known worldwide. Here is one of his great prints “Friends of the mountain”. One of the best design of the artist. Printed by Azechi in 1956, print bears the artist signature in pencil at the bottom margin and seal in the image. Numbered 16/30 on the bottom margin. Size is 15 1/2” by 12 " with full margins. Fine impression, excellent color , bleedthrough and registration - great condition. The print is not backed or mounted, never been framed.

Sold, 2003
Sold again 510.00, 2003

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