Two Cranes- B

Gakusui, Ide, 1899-1982

Two Cranes- B
  • Date : c. 1950s
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 270829
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 14 1/8 x 9 3/8 inches
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co.; 6mm circular Watanabe seal, first state
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Gakusui, Ide, 1899-1982

Born in Yamanashi prefecture. Studied Japanese-style painting with Yamanouchi Tamon and Araki Kanpo. Lived in China 1929-1946. After 1949 he concentrated on moku-hanga. Watanabe Shozaburo published his bird and flower prints, especially pictures of large cranes.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975. University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu. 1992.

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