Artwork Details for Tokuriki, Tomikichiro "Night Sakura at Maruyama Park"


Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - Night Sakura at Maruyama Park - 円山公園夜桜

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Night Sakura at Maruyama Park - 円山公園夜桜
by Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎

Artist:Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎
Title:Night Sakura at Maruyama Park - 円山公園夜桜
Date:1930s/40s
Publisher:Daimaru Art - 大丸美術
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 26 x 36.5cm
Condition:Very good. Some toning to verso. Strong embossing. Verso edge mounted to original series folder.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:10842-Tokuriki_Tomikichiro
Notes:Very rare. One of Tokuriki's earliest prints. Edition number 19 out of a total of 100 prints. This series was a collaboration between Tokuriki, Asano Takeji, and Asada Benji. Still mounted in its original series folder. Title at upper right. Artist name at lower right. Limitation number 19/100 and publisher's seal at lower left.
Artist Biography:
TOKURIKI TOMIKICHIRO(1902 - 1999) - Tokuriki was born and raised in Kyotoand was influenced by the local art scene from childhood. He stayed in Kyotofor his entire career and was a leader of the Kyoto Sosaku Hanga. He graduated from the KyotoCity School of Fine Arts and Crafts and after that from the KyotoCity Specialist School of Painting. While he began his career in the painting field, he found his true calling in the woodblock print field and was enthusiastic about the reemergence of woodblock prints in 20th century Japanese art. He was influential in the development of new artists later in his career and set up his own publishing company called Matsukyu.
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