Artwork Details for Tokuriki, Tomikichiro "Gion-sha"

Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - Gion-sha - 祇園社

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Gion-sha - 祇園社
by Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎

Artist:Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎
Title:Gion-sha - 祇園社
Series:New Tale of the Heike - 新平家物語
Publisher:Matsukyu - まつ九
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 37 x 24cm (image size)
Condition:Apart from the faintest of mat lines from the original folder, this print is in fine condition. Remnants of original folder tip-mount on verso.
Price:$195 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)
Artwork Code:11246-Tokuriki_Tomikichiro
Notes:Gion-sha is the former name for Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto.
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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