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Notes (1st edition)Artist: Ito Takashi Title: Spring Snow at Kamikochi Medium: Original Japanese Woodblock Print Date: 1933 Publisher: S. Watanabe Size: 15 -1/2 x 10 -1/4 "
Publisher (this edition): Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe
Date of this item: 1932 1932 1932 1932
Notes (this edition)
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
Artist: Ito Takashi
Title: Spring Snow at Kamikochi
Medium: Original Japanese Woodblock Print

Edition: First
Date: 1933
Publisher: S. Watanabe

Size: 15 -1/2 x 10 -1/4 "
Condition: Very fine, with superb colors.
Notes: Exceptionally strong colors on this particular example; with additional pink highlights on the tips of the top layer of clouds.

Provenance: The collection was initially purchased directly from S. Watanabe print shop in the mid-1940's and has always been properly stored away. The majority of the collection showcases rarely seen MINT colors; several far exceeding numerous examples seen in prior collections.
Thursday, 1 November 2007

Artist: Ito Takashi
Title: Spring Snow at Kamikochi
Print Type: Original Woodblock Print
Date: (1932) c.1955
Publisher: S. Watanabe -Circular, red seal in lower right corner.
Reference No: W-17
Size: 15-1/2 x 10-1/4"
Condition: Fine.
Notes: Purchased by an American collector in Japan in 1960.
Thursday, 16 March 2006

Takashi Ito Color Woodblock

Japanese artist 1894-1982. Takashi Ito worked primarily as a painter. But he also created several dozens of landscape prints in Shin hanga style for Shozaburo Watanabe. His landscapes are idealized scenes of beauty and untouched nature.
This is a vintage and original old color woodblock.

Printed by Watanabe (red seal in lower left of image).

gYasaka Shrine after Snowfall ? Kyotoh

Beautiful snow scene depicting a valley stream, trees and the mountains.

Has Japanese writing in the image and in the right and left margins.

Has gMade In Japanh stamped on the verso.

Has some slight creases. Two pin holes in the upper and lower, left margin. Overall good condition.

Great color with embossing in the clouds. Crisp lines.

The image measures 14 1/8 x 9 3/8 inches. The page is 15 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches. Unframed.
Tuesday, 3 January 2006

This auction features an authentic woodblock print of a winter snow scene done by an unknown artist. The print has a strong impression, with no tears, folds, or stains, but there is a 3/16" vertical thin brown line in the sky above the mountains. The print was matted at one time, with the mat covering the image as much as 1/4" on the left side, leaving the image brighter in the areas that were covered by the mat. Attached to a thin piece of card stock with two pieces of tape at the top corners. Image is 9 7/16" X 14 3/8".
Artist: Ito, Takashi (born 1894)
Series: Publisher Watanabe
Title or Subject: Spring Snow at Jokochi
Signature or Seal: Signature and seal, 6 mm Watanabe seal
Date or Circa: 1932 (printed after 1945)
Paper Size: 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches
Impression/Color/Condition: Good/Good/Good

Description: One inch soiling upper left corner, otherwise good state (Provenance: The Estate of Robert O. Muller)
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