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Sparrows and Bamboo

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Sparrows and Bamboo
by Ito Nisaburo

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Artist: Ito Nisaburo
Title: Sparrows and Bamboo
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): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 43844
Notes (1st edition)?Title Sparrows and Bamboo original water color painting
provenance: Uchida Family Archives.
Artist Nisaburo Ito 1910-1988
Seal Artist's seal on each works.
Dated Ca. 1930-50.
Publisher Uchida.
Medium/Technique Watercolor on paper.
Impression 1: Watercolor painting.
Colors Excellent - Very good.
Condition (Water Color Painting) Excellent - Very good … Two pin sized holes on the upper margin corners.
Description The very rare set of original hand painting and a trial proof of sparrows and bamboo. The sparrow on the lower left was apparently ommitted for the commercial print production.
The exceptional and rare items for the serious Japanese woodblock print collectors and institutions, who want the fine example of the creative process of commercial print production.
Note Uchida Han is an important Japanese publishing company with branches in both Tokyo and Kyoto. Founded in 1919, the company is still in existence today as an active publisher of shin-hanga in addition to publishing re-strikes of Edo period ukiyo-e prints.
Format Dai-Oban
Width Item 11.6 inches = 29.5 cm
Height Item 17.2 inches = 43.7 cm
Notes (this edition)?

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