August and July

Mori, Yoshitoshi, 1898-1993

August and July
  • Artist : Mori, Yoshitoshi, 1898-1993
  • Series : Twelve Months of Tokyo Scenes and Manners
  • Edition : 10/30
  • Date : 1960
  • Medium : stencil
  • Item# : 940720
  • Condition : Traces of residue at bottom right corner
  • Dimensions : 14 x 20 7/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Kappazuri, pl. 100
  • Comments : Pencil signature; dimensions shown are for entire sheet
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  • Price : $400


About The Artist

Mori, Yoshitoshi, 1898-1993

Born in Tokyo. From age 15 studied painting and illustration with Yamakawa Shuho and design for yuzen dyeing with Yamakawa Saiho, father of Yamakawa Shuho. Graduated in 1923 from Japanese-style painting division of Kawabata Painting School. Influenced by Yanagi Soetsu, Serizawa Keisuke, and the folk art movement from 1942. Worked for 30 years as a designer and dyer of kimono fabrics. In 1955 turned to hanga, working usually with stencils but occasionally with woodblocks. Member of Kokugaka.....

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