Cool Breeze

Sentaro, Iwata, 1901-1974

Cool Breeze
  • Artist : Sentaro, Iwata, 1901-1974
  • Date : 1975
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : FWG18484
  • Condition : Light foxing in top margin
  • Dimensions : 15 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co., from a series of six prints, two each published by Watanabe, Kato and Adachi, in an edition of 480
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Sentaro, Iwata, 1901-1974

Born in Asakusa district of Tokyo. After failure of father's business lived for awhile in Kyoto. Studied yuzen design and dyeing. In 1919 returned to Tokyo and studied with Ito Shinsui. Began newspaper and magazine illustrating in 1920 with work appearing in Kuraku, Mainichi shinbun, and Shukan asahi. By 1930 he was a well-known illustrator. Formed the Federation of Publishing Artists (Shuppan Bijutsuka Renmei) in 1950. Woodblocks of his works, including bijin-ga and dating 1930s-1970s, p.....

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