Ito Nisaburo: Torii Gate in Winter - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Ito Nisaburo

Title: Torii Gate in Winter

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Description: Monday, 23 May 2011 Title Torii Gate provenance: Uchida Family Archives Artist Nisaburo Ito 1910-1988 Seal Artist's seal. Dated Ca. 1930 - 40s. Publisher Uchida. Medium/Technique Watercolor on paper. Colors Very good. Condition Very good ... Light toning. Slight foxing. Description A watercolor painting of the torii gate of Kamigamo Shrine in snow. 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 4.1 inches = 10.3 cm Height Item 5.7 inches = 14.5 cm

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