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Chinese Bell Flower

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Chinese Bell Flower
by Ito Nisaburo

Original caretaker of this artwork: Ross Walker Collection (Ohmi Gallery)

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Artist: Ito Nisaburo
Title: Chinese Bell Flower
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1950 (in the decade of)
Date of this artwork?1950s (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: 44322
Notes (1st edition)?Title Blue Balloon Flowers

Artist Nisaburo Ito 1910-1988
Seal Artist's seal.
Dated Ca. 1930's - 50's.
Publisher Uchida.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Format Dai-Oban
Width Item 13.2 inches = 33.5 cm
Height Item 18.1 inches = 46.0 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:

Title Blue Balloon Flowers
original watercolor painting plus trial proof: provenance Uchida Archive
Artist Nisaburo Ito 1910-1988
Seal Artist's seal.
Dated Ca. 1930's - 50's.
Publisher Uchida.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Excellent - very good ... Trial proof is printed on "uchida" watermarked paper.
Colors Excellent.
Condition Excellent - very good ... Original : Minor foxing. Slight creases on the margins.
Description The very rare set of original hand painting and a trial proof of "Kikyou" (Chinese Bell flower or Balloon flower). Beautifully rendered by artist Nisaburo Ito and masterfully printed by the master printers and carvers in Uchida Publishing Company.
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 13.2 inches = 33.5 cm
Height Item 18.1 inches = 46.0 cm

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