House in Yase

House in Yase

Tanaka, Ryohei, b.1933

House in Yase
  • Edition : 89/150
  • Date : 1981
  • Medium : etching and aquatint
  • Item# : 270430
  • Condition : Tape on reverse top and right margins (not showing through to front)
  • Dimensions : 3 5/8 x 4 3/4 inches
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  • SOLD


About The Artist

Tanaka, Ryohei, b.1933

Much of what is most beautiful in Japan is quickly disappearing. Among these glorious ephemera are the thatched-roof farmhouses commonly seen just a few decades ago. Tanaka's minutely accurate etchings lovingly capture the memorable qualities of these roofs—a few shrubs unexpectedly sprouting amid the straw, the thatching as neat and clean as a boy's hair combed for Sunday school. Only someone who dearly loves these things could render them so honestly and with such fidelity. Trees in .....

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