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Meiji-za Theater in Kyoto

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Meiji-za Theater in Kyoto
by Asano Takeji

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Artist: Asano Takeji 浅野竹二
Title: Meiji-za Theater in Kyoto
Series: Famous Places in Kyoto 京都名所
Date 1st edition?1955
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Shikishi
Format (this edition): Shikishi
DB artwork code: 39393
Notes (1st edition)?This scene may actually belong to a different series. I have already identified all 12 scenes from the "Famous Places in Kyoto" series, and this scene is not among them.
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:

Friday, 23 June 2006


Title Kabuki Theater
carved and printed by the artist
Artist Takeji Asano 1900-1999
Signature Takeji on the image
Seal artist's seal (Takeji suri)
Dated 1955
Medium/Technique Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good … (carved by the artist)
Colors excellent - very good
Condition very good … slight toning, some ink stains on the margins, several light foxing.
Description Meiji-za Theater in Kyoto.
Note Self carved and printed.
Width Item 10.2 inches = 25.8 cm
Height Item 11.7 inches = 29.8 cm

Series Information: Asano appears to have completed two series of Famous Places in Kyoto, the second series being titled "Famous Places in Kyoto, Continued" and published in 1957/58.

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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