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Hida Shirakawago

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Hida Shirakawago 飛騨白川郷
by Asano Takeji

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Artist: Asano Takeji 浅野竹二
Title: Hida Shirakawago 飛騨白川郷
Series: Nostalgic Japanese Villages
Date 1st edition?1967/11
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 42388
Notes (1st edition)?May be from the "Nostalgic Villages" series - need to confirm. "67, 11" printed at bottom right corner, probably indicating the dating of November 1967.
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:


Title Village Houses at Shirakawa
Artist Takeji Asano 1900-1999
Signature "Takeji" in the plate.
Dated 1967.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Very good … Carved by the artist.
Colors Excellent.
Condition Excellent - very good.
Description "Hida; Shirakawakyo". The traditional village houses in Shirakawa. They are called "Gassho-zukuri" (Praying-Hand Style) houses.
Note Takeji ASANO was a very good carver and printer. The most of his Sosaku-hanga style designs were carved and printed by him.
Format Oban yoko-e
Width Item 15.5 inches = 39.3 cm
Height Item 10.2 inches = 26.0 cm

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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