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Parrot and Quince

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Parrot and Quince
by Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-)

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Artist: Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-) 琴塚英一
Title: Parrot and Quince
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1950 (in the decade of)
Date of this artwork?1950s/60s (may not be accurate)
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: 43402
Notes (1st edition)?Artist: Eiichi Kotozuka 1906-1979
Title: Parrot and Quince
Date: Ca 1930 - 40s (looks more like 1950s/60s).
Publisher: Uchida
Medium: Woodblock print
Notes: A parrot is sitting on the branch of a Japanese quince.
A trial proof before the first edition.
Width Item 11.6 inches = 29.5 cm
Height Item 17.7 inches = 45.0 cm
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:

Impression Excellent - very good ... Printed on a "Uchida" watermarked paper.
Colors Excellent.
Condition Excellent - very good.

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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