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A Greate Image of Buddha in Kamakura

A Greate Image of Buddha in Kamakura
by Gihachiro Okuyama (1907 - 1981)

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Artist: Gihachiro Okuyama (1907 - 1981) 奥山儀八郎
Title: A Greate Image of Buddha in Kamakura
Date 1st edition?1950
Publisher 1st edition?Kyoto Hanga-In 京都版画院
Publisher (this edition)?Kyoto Hanga-In 京都版画院
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 31384
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Gihachiro, Okuyama- A Greate Image of Buddha in Kamakura.jpg is:

This is a genuine original Japanese woodblock print by great shin-hanga artist Gihachiro Okuyama (1907-1981) titled "A Greate Image of Buddha in Kamakura ". This print is probably the most famous from Gihachiro Okuyama works, first edition published by Kyoto Hanga-In, Shinagawa publishers in 1950. The print is not trimmed, has full margins. Great impression, good color and registration. Signed and sealed by artist in the image and titled in kanji at the left margin. Oban size 16 1/4" x 11 1/2".

Artist Bio: 
◆奥山儀八郎 (おくやま-ぎはちろう)1907年~1981年 版画家   明治40年 2月山形県寒河江市に生まれる。   昭和03年 第8回日本創作版画協会展に初入選。   昭和04年 「儀八・丸の内風景個人展」(日本毛織ショールーム内・NIKKE画廊)。   昭和06年 河野鷹思、山名文夫らと東京広告美術協会を結成する。   昭和08年 日本珈琲飲用史の研究に着手。   昭和09年 広告版画個展(銀座・伊東屋)。   昭和11年 浮世絵研究で名高い石井研堂に私淑。   昭和16年 彫師・摺師との協同作業による伝統的木版画制作を開始。   昭和20年~昭和27年、日本版画研究所で浮世絵の復刻事業を行なう。   昭和29年 松戸市下矢切に自宅を構え工房を開設。   昭和40年 伊藤左千夫の小説『野菊の墓』の文学碑建設(松戸市)のため尽力。   昭和56年 10月、没(享年74)。

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