Ton Satomi at 93 Years Old (Print, Study and Sketch and Process Set)

Ton Satomi at 93 Years Old (Print, Study and Sketch and Process Set)

Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988

Ton Satomi at 93 Years Old (Print, Study and Sketch and Process Set)
  • Edition : 9/98
  • Date : 1980
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 271027
  • Condition : No condition problems to note.
  • Dimension : 23 3/8 x 18 3/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Sekino, pl. 753, Paper Walls, pls. 65-74
  • Comments : This item includes a pencil sketch of Satomi, a pencil and watercolor study for the print, and an 8 pieces process set, including the finished print.  Click here to view all the pieces in the set.
  • Provenance : Sekino Family Collection
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  • Price : $20,000


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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