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The Grand Buddha of the Todaiji Temple in Nara

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The Grand Buddha of the Todaiji Temple in Nara 東大寺大沸
by Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-)

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Artist: Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-) 琴塚英一
Title: The Grand Buddha of the Todaiji Temple in Nara 東大寺大沸
Series: Scenes Of Shiga, Nara, and Kyoto
Date 1st edition?circa 1930-1950
Publisher 1st edition?Uchida Bijutsu Shoten 内田
Publisher (this edition)?Uchida Bijutsu Shoten 内田
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Chuban
Format (this edition): Chuban
DB artwork code: 41772
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, 20 December 2008

Artist: Eiichi Kotozuka 1906-1979
Signature: Koto
Publisher: Uchida
Date: ca.1950
Size: 28,1 x 21,1 cm
Format: chuban
Title: From a set with sights of Shiga, Nara and Kyoto
The grand buddha of the Todaiji temple at Nara
Impression: fine
Colors: fine
Condition: fine - ,partly residues from original backing

Artist Bio: KOTOZUKA, EIICHI was born in Osaka in 1906. He studied at the Kyoto Specialist School of Painting and in the late 1940s was one of the four artists who founded a co-operative publishing company called Koryokusha in an effort to gain an artistic expression free of the major houses. Tokuriki, Tobei and Tasaburo were the other three involved. He has created quite a number of woodblocks covering unique scenes of Japanese tradition, flowers, landscapes and wildlife. He was a member of the Seiryusha Group of Liberal Artists and Died in 1979.

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