Artwork Details for Tokuriki, Tomikichiro "Clearing Snow at Kinkakuji"

Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - Clearing Snow at Kinkakuji - 金閣寺の晴雪

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Clearing Snow at Kinkakuji - 金閣寺の晴雪
by Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎

Artist:Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎
Title:Clearing Snow at Kinkakuji - 金閣寺の晴雪
Series:12 Aspects of the Capital Kyoto - 京洛十二趣
Publisher:Uchida - 内田
Medium:Watercolour - 水彩画
Format:Ko-tanzaku - 小短冊判, about 8.8 x 37cm (image size)
Artwork Code:11213-Tokuriki_Tomikichiro
Notes:December. This is the very rare original preparatory sketch (called a "genga" or "shita-e") for the woodblock print series "Twelve Aspects of the Capital Kyoto". The comparison image below shows the original watercolour (left), and the trial woodblock print (right).

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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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