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Takao in Rain
by Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-)
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|Artist:||Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-) — 琴塚英一|
|Title:||Takao in Rain|
|Date 1st edition?:||Not set|
|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:||43548|
|Notes (1st edition)?:||Artist: Eiichi Kotozuka 1906-1979|
Title: Takao in Rain - Watercolor on Silk
Date: Ca 1930 - 40s
Medium: Watercolors and sumi on silk
Impression Hand painted on silk.
Colors Very good.
Condition Very good ... Slight foxing. The right top corner is pasted on a presentation paper.
Notes: A very fine original painting of a maple tree and a red bridge in Takao in autumn. 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.
Width Item 4.6 inches = 11.8 cm
Height Item 7.5 inches = 19.0 cm
Width Mat 6.4 inches = 16.2 cm
Height Mat 5.7 inches = 14.5 cm
|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.|