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Sanctuary of Muroji Temple, Nara

Sanctuary of Muroji Temple, Nara
by Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-)

Original caretaker of this artwork: Fuji Arts

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Artist: Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-) 琴塚英一
Title: Sanctuary of Muroji Temple, Nara
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1960 (in the decade of)
Publisher 1st edition?Uchida 内田
Publisher (this edition)?Uchida 内田
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 43164
Notes (1st edition)?Terrific modern image of the Muroji Temple sanctuary nestled among towering pine trees. The red building adds a lively note of color to the rich green tones of the woods. A row of statues lines the stepped stone path leading into the grounds. A lovely abstract design.
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:

Artist - Eiichi Kotozuka (1906 - 1979)
Image Size - 10 5/8" x 15 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - With excellent color and detail. Some minor ink marks in margin. Please see photos for details. Very nice overall.

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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