Artwork Details for Tokuriki, Tomikichiro "Yamato Shigisan Shrine"

Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - Yamato Shigisan Shrine - 大和信貴山

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Yamato Shigisan Shrine - 大和信貴山
by Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎

Artist:Tokuriki, Tomikichiro - 徳力富吉郎
Title:Yamato Shigisan Shrine - 大和信貴山
Series:Scenes of Sacred Places and Historic Landmarks - 聖地史蹟名勝
Date:1941, September (this artwork: Early post-war strike)
Publisher:Uchida - 内田
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 43 x 29cm (sheet size)
Condition:Basically fine. Light even age toning, and some nicks out of the right margin edge. Printed on fine washi paper, so an early edition.
Price:$240 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)
Artwork Code:11509-Tokuriki_Tomikichiro
Notes:One of the most popular scenes from this series. Print title in upper left of image area. Artist's signature and publisher seal at upper left.
The series was first published in Showa 16 (1941). This print was probably printed in the 1950s.
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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