Portrait of the Artist’s Son as a Baby: Woodblock and Drawing

Portrait of the Artist’s Son as a Baby: Woodblock and Drawing

Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988

Portrait of the Artist’s Son as a Baby: Woodblock and Drawing
  • Date : c. 1948
  • Medium : woodblock, charcol and colored pencil
  • Item# : 271018
  • Condition : No condition problems to note.
  • Dimension : 20 3/8 x 15 3/8 inches
  • Comments : Silver mica highlights on woodblock; the drawing is double sided, with a floral on the reverse; the full sheet of the drawing measures 24 1/2 by 18 3/4 inches

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  • Provenance : Statler Collection (print), Sekino Family Collection (drawing)
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  • Price : $6,500


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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