Artwork Details for Ikeda, Shuzo "Four-leaf Clover"
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Four-leaf Clover - よつばのクローバー
by Ikeda, Shuzo - 池田修三
|Artist:||Ikeda, Shuzo - 池田修三|
|Title:||Four-leaf Clover - よつばのクローバー|
|Date:||1982 (this artwork: First edition)|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Large Oban - 大大判, 30 x 42.3cm (sheet size)
|Notes:||Edition 27/300. Titled, dated, and editioned in pencil in the bottom margin. Signed in pencil by the artist at the lower left of image area.
This artwork is from my personal collection and is not for sale.
|Shuzo Ikeda was born in 1922 in Kisakata-machi, Akita Prefecture, Japan. He graduated from Tokyo Higher Normal School in 1945, and began to teach from 1946 to 1955. After teaching, Ikeda worked in Tokyo as a full-time "Hanga" artist (that is, an artist who produced art via a printing technique; in Ikeda's case: woodblock printing). He was especially good in integrating the texture of the woodblock grain into his images. Shuzo specialized in wide-eyed children with flowers, birds, insects, sacred stone images, and dolls. His earlier works of the 1960's were mostly black-and-white or two-toned. He often signed his drawings as "Shu. Ikeda". His works can be found in sizes ranging from postcard to double-oban. See my JAODB for a good selection of Ikeda's works.
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