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Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto

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Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto
by Tokuriki Tomikichiro

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Artist: Tokuriki Tomikichiro 徳力富吉郎
Title: Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto
Series: Scenes of Sacred Places and Historical Landmarks
Series (2nd): 8 Views of Japan 版画日本八景
Date 1st edition?Not set
Date of this artwork?1940s/50s (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Uchida Bijutsu Shoten 内田
Publisher (this edition)?Uchida 内田
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 43887
Notes (1st edition)?Also included in the series "Eight Views of Japan".
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:

Eight 1950-60’s Original Japanese Woodblock Prints by the famous artist, Tomikichiro Tokuriki with original covers and beautiful studio designed folder case: From the series, "The Eight Views of Japan". Artist’s chop and publisher seal. Published by Uchida Woodblock Printing Company in Kyoto. The 7 prints depict the talents of the artist Tokuriki . Each original woodblock print is either tipped or attached to a matte. Presentation folders measure 13 3/4” x 19”.

Prints measure: 11" x 16" - Paper (full-sized margins)

Provenance: Came from a single collector who purchased the entire collection while traveling in Kyoto in the 1960’s.

The List of Prints included w/ condition report:

1. The Cherry Blossoms of Mt. Shigi in Nara Pref. – Fine, except for tape on top margin and reverse toning

2. The Nikko-Toshogu in Tochigi Pref. – Good, two small puncture holes

3. Katata Ukimido Temple in the Lake Biwa – Very Fine

4. Ise Futami Bay in Mie Pref. - Very Fine

6. Kamakura Large Buddha in Kanagwa Pref. - Fine, except for toning on reverse from folder

7. Suwa Kintai Bridge at Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Pref. - Fine, except for tape on top margin

8. Kiyomizu Temple at Kyoto - Fine, except for tape on top margin and toning on reverse

Artist Bio: TOKURIKI TOMIKICHIRO(1902 - 1999) - Tokuriki was born and raised in Kyotoand was influenced by the local art scene from childhood. He stayed in Kyotofor his entire career and was a leader of the Kyoto Sosaku Hanga. He graduated from the KyotoCity School of Fine Arts and Crafts and after that from the KyotoCity Specialist School of Painting. While he began his career in the painting field, he found his true calling in the woodblock print field and was enthusiastic about the reemergence of woodblock prints in 20th century Japanese art. He was influential in the development of new artists later in his career and set up his own publishing company called Matsukyu.

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