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Mt Fuji Seen from Yoshida

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Mt Fuji Seen from Yoshida 吉田より見たる秋の冨士
by Ishikawa Toraji (1875-1964)

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Artist: Ishikawa Toraji (1875-1964) 石川寅治
Title: Mt Fuji Seen from Yoshida 吉田より見たる秋の冨士
Series: Unknown series
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 40956
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:

Saturday, 6 October 2007


Title Mt. Fuji Seen from Yoshida
original folder
Artist Toraji Ishikawa 1875-1964
Signature 'Ishikawa' in the image.
Seal Artist's seal.
Dated Ca. 1930-40s.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Very good … Printed on a "Ishikawa Toraji" water marked paper.
Colors Very good.
Condition Very good … Paper toning, discolorations along the margin edges, margins slightly wavy. Two pin-sized holes on top margin corners. A tissue overlay is attached at the bottom margin edge.
Description "Yoshida yori Mita Aki no Fuji". The majestic Mt. Fuji in the distance. The hills are covered with dark green but the wide forest in front has started the bright autumn colors.
Note Carver Yamagishi Kazue, Printer Matsuzaki Keisaburo. The print comes with the original presentation folder with artist's name and biography.
Width Item 19.1 inches = 48.5 cm
Height Item 14.8 inches = 37.5 cm
Width Image 15.0 inches = 38.0 cm
Height Image 11.8 inches = 30.0 cm
Width Mat 15.6 inches = 39.5 cm
Height Mat 19.9 inches = 50.5 cm

Artist Bio: Born in Kochi. From age 17 studied with Koyama Shotaro at Fudosha. Participated in formation of Taiheiyogakai in 1902. Traveled to Europe and U.S. in early 1900s. Exhibited paintings at Bunten, Teiten, and the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco in 1915. In 1943 became head of the school of Taiheiyogakai; withdrew in 1947 to become founding member of Shigenkai, a society to exhibit Western-style painting. In 1950 became an adviser to Nitten. Prints include Inland Sea landscapes in the 1930s and a set of 10 nudes in 1934.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975. University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu. 1992.

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