Artwork Details for Tokuriki, Tomikichiro "Aso Shrine in Higo"

Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - Aso Shrine in Higo - 肥後 阿蘇神社

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Aso Shrine in Higo - 肥後 阿蘇神社
by Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎

Artist:Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎
Title:Aso Shrine in Higo - 肥後 阿蘇神社
Series:Scenes of Sacred Places and Historic Landmarks - 聖地史蹟名勝
Date:1941, September (this artwork: First/Early edition)
Publisher:Uchida - 内田
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 41.6 x 28.8cm (sheet size)
Condition:Very good. Some handling marks in the margins and upper left area.
Price:$150 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)
Artwork Code:11507-Tokuriki_Tomikichiro
Notes:Print title in upper left of image area. Artist's signature and seal at mid-left. This appears to be from the first edition, but with no seals in the margin.
The series was first published in Showa 16 (1941).
You can see my personal copy of this album set here.
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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