Artwork Details for Tekiho, Imoto "Bamboo and Apricot"

Tekiho, Imoto - Bamboo and Apricot

Bamboo and Apricot
by Tekiho, Imoto - 井元 荻甫

Artist:Tekiho, Imoto - 井元 荻甫
Title:Bamboo and Apricot
Date:1930s (this artwork: Early post-war strike)
Publisher:Doi - 土井
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Koban - 小判, 12.5 x 18.0cm (image size)
Condition:Fine condition and impression. Very large margins. No tears, folds, creases, stains, or foxing. A tiny printer's smudge on right of bottom margin.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:10175-Imoto_Tekiho
Notes:This is a rare koban version of Tekiho's fisherman scene. There is also an oban version of this print, as well as a postcard-sized version (both are very rare). Not much is known about Tekiho, other than that he worked for the publisher Doi in the 1930's and produced wonderful sumi-e (charcoal) scenes. This print originates from the deceased estate of an ex-Doi printer. Artist signature and red seals at lower left. Title from Doi Hangaten catalog.
Artist Biography:
Imoto Tekiho (井元 荻甫) was born in Oita in 1909 and learned Nanga style landscape drawing under Domoto Insho in Kyoto.

井元荻浦:師・堂本印象 明治42年大分県生まれ  旧南画院入 太子奉賛展 選奨ベルリン展 パリ二人展 京絵専 京都住。

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