Guatemalan Shawl

Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988

Guatemalan Shawl
  • Artist : Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988
  • Date : c. 1948
  • Medium : etching
  • Item# : 271039
  • Condition : Toning and soiling in the image and on reverse
  • Dimensions : 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches
  • Comments : An original stand-alone print which can also be found as the frontispiece for a book of love poems by Paul Verlaine published in the late 1940s, this print was executed later.
  • Provenance : Sekino Family Collection
  • Price : $1,500

About The Artist

Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988

Born in Aomori. From boyhood knew Munakata Shiko as a charismatic painter a few years his senior. Sekino made woodblock prints with friends while still in middle school. Studied etching in Aomori with Kon Junzo. Contributed to Chokokuto in 1932, Shin hanga in 1935. Exhibited with Nihon Hanga Kyokai from 1932. Moved to Tokyo in 1939 after winning a 1936 Teiten prize for an etching. Studied etching at Etching Institute of Nishida Takeo and oil painting and drawing at a private painting scho.....

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