Ito Nisaburo: Lake and Waterfalls - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Ito Nisaburo

Title: Lake and Waterfalls

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Description: Monday, 23 May 2011 Title Lake and Waterfalls provenance: Uchida Family Archives Artist Nisaburo Ito 1910-1988 Dated Ca. 1930 - 40s. Publisher Uchida. Medium/Technique Watercolor on paper. Colors Excellent - very good. Condition Very good ... (Original Painting) Paper toning. Pasted on a backing paper. (Trial print) Slightly toned and slight foxing on the light colored area. (Final print) No problem to report. Description A set of the original water color painting, a proof print hand colored by the artist and the final print. The famous view from Akechi-daira in Nikko. The Kegon waterfall, Shirakumo waterfall and the Lake Chuzenji and the Shirane Mountains. 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 4.3 inches = 11.0 cm Height Item 6.1 inches = 15.6 cm

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