White Birds on Pomegranate Tree, Night

Capelari, Fritz, 1884-1950

White Birds on Pomegranate Tree, Night
  • Date : 1915
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 910102
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co., early round publisher's seal; pre-earthquake design; measurements shown are for image diameter
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  • Price : $8,000


About The Artist

Capelari, Fritz, 1884-1950

Austrian watercolor painter. In spring 1915 Watanabe Shozaburo saw an exhibition of Capelari's paintings and, thinking his style suitable to woodblock printing, asked him to provide a design for a print. Both were pleased with the collaboration and continued working together through 1915 producing 12 prints. Watanabe produced another Capelari print in 1918 and another in 1920. The subject of the first print was schoolchildren in rain; other subjects included women and children, genre scenes,.....

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