Yoshiwara

Yoshiwara

Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988

Yoshiwara
  • Date : 1960
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 240816
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 12 3/4 x 18 inches
  • Comments : This design is illustrated as part of the Tokaido series in the soft covered catalog Sekino issued in the early 1960s (pl. 41); although a different design, from 1974, is shown as Yoshiwara (no. 546, p. 26) in the 1997 catalog by Katsuko Sekino, which is the standard reference for the artist.
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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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