Ito Nisaburo: Heron on a Snowy Night - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Ito Nisaburo

Title: Heron on a Snowy Night

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Monday, 23 May 2011 Title Heron at Snowy Night provenance: Uchida Family Archives Artist Nisaburo Ito 1910-1988 Seal Artist's seal on one print. Dated Ca. 1930 - 40s. Publisher Uchida. Medium/Technique Watercolor on paper. Colors Excellent - very good ...Gofun (white powder) on the original work. Condition Excellent - very good ... Top edge is pasted on a presentation board. Slight foxing on one print. Description Original hand painting and the completed print. A white heron in a snowy evening. The completed print has a mountain landscape printed on the back of the presentation paper. Original painting has "gofun" applied to the feather and the snow. They have been kept in the famous publisher in Kyoto, The Uchida, archives. 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. Uchida family has been a major force in introducing and promoting mainly major Kyoto school shin hanga artist such as Tokuriki Tomikichiro, Asada Benji, Ito Nisaburo, Hasegawa Konobu (Sadanobu), Eiichi Kotozuka and many others. The Kyoto Shin Hanga School probably offers the best value for money when purchasing shin hanga prints. Width Item 3.9 inches = 9.8 cm Height Item 5.1 inches = 13.0 cm Width Mat 4.5 inches = 11.5 cm Height Mat 5.9 inches = 15.0 cm

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