Artist: Ito Nisaburo
Title: Nigatsu-do Temple and Deer
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Monday, 23 May 2011 Title Nigatsu-do Temple and Deer provenance: Uchida Family Archives Artist Nisaburo Ito 1910-1988 Dated Ca. 1930 - 40s. Publisher Uchida. Medium/Technique Watercolors and sumi on silk. Colors Excellent. Condition Excellent - Very good ... Top edge is pasted on the presentation folder. Slightly soiled. Description A watercolor painting on silk of Ni-gatsu-do temple, small torii and deer in a snowy day. This design was later published as a woodblock print. It has 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 8.9 inches = 22.5 cm Height Item 6.5 inches = 16.5 cm Width Mat 12.0 inches = 30.5 cm Height Mat 9.6 inches = 24.5 cm