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Osaka Castle

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Osaka Castle
by Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-)

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Artist: Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-) 琴塚英一
Title: Osaka Castle
Date 1st edition?circa 1950-1970
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Watercolour
Medium (this edition): Watercolour
Format (1st edition): Koban
Format (this edition): Koban
DB artwork code: 43547
Notes (1st edition)?Artist: Eiichi Kotozuka 1906-1979
Title: Osaka Castle - Watercolor on Silk
Date: Ca 1930 - 40s
Publisher: Uchida
Medium: Watercolors and sumi on silk
Width Item 7.5 inches = 19.0 cm
Height Item 3.9 inches = 9.8 cm
Width Mat 8.1 inches = 20.5 cm
Height Mat 5.6 inches = 14.2 cm
Impression Hand painted on silk.
Colors Very good.
Condition Very good ... Toned. Slight foxing. Top corners are pasted on a presentation paper.

Notes: A very fine original painting of Osaka castle in a snowy day. This design was published later as a print.
It has been kept in the famous publisher in Kyoto, The Uchida, archives. An exceptional and rare item for the serious Japanese woodblock print collector
Notes (this edition)?
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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