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Rice Planting

Rice Planting
by Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-)

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Artist: Kotozuka Eiichi (1906-) 琴塚英一
Title: Rice Planting
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Date 1st edition?Not set
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Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Not Set
Format (this edition): Not Set
DB artwork code: 32027
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:

Kotozuka Japanese Rice Farmer Woodblock Print

Up for auction we have this gorgeous Japanese woodblock. It depicts a pastoral scene of Japanese rice farmers in the paddies planting that year's crop. There are homes and the village gate in the background. The colors are vivid and the details sharp. It is titled and signed(with seal too) on the bottom right hand corner. There is also a label on the back page of the folio - see pix. The visible image measures 15 3/4" x 10 3/4" and the outside dimensions are 18" x 12". The condition is great with no visible staining.

Artist Bio: KOTOZUKA, EIICHI was born in Osaka in 1906. He studied at the Kyoto Specialist School of Painting and in the late 1940s was one of the four artists who founded a co-operative publishing company called Koryokusha in an effort to gain an artistic expression free of the major houses. Tokuriki, Tobei and Tasaburo were the other three involved. He has created quite a number of woodblocks covering unique scenes of Japanese tradition, flowers, landscapes and wildlife. He was a member of the Seiryusha Group of Liberal Artists and Died in 1979.

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