Kyoto Gosho — 京都御所
by Tokuriki Tomikichiro
|Artist:||Tokuriki Tomikichiro — 徳力富吉郎|
|Title:||Kyoto Gosho — 京都御所|
|Series:||Scenes of Sacred Places and Historical Landmarks|
|Date 1st edition?:||1938-1941|
|Publisher 1st edition?:||Uchida Bijutsu Shoten — 内田|
|Publisher (this edition)?:||Uchida Bijutsu Shoten — 内田|
|Medium (1st edition):||Woodblock|
|Medium (this edition):||Woodblock|
|Format (1st edition):||Oban|
|Format (this edition):||Oban|
|DB artwork code:||33145|
|Notes (1st edition)?:||Title Famous Historic Places and Holy Places - Imperial Palace|
Artist Tomikichiro Tokuriki 1902-1999
Dated Ca. 1930 - 40s.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Description From the series, "Seichi Shiseki Meisho" (Famous Historic Places and Holy Places). Imperial palace in Kyoto in snow.
Note Uchida Han is a famous and important Japanese publishing company with branches in both Tokyo and Kyoto. Founded in 1919, the company is still in existence today as an active publisher of shin-hanga in addition to publishing re-strikes of Edo period ukiyo-e prints.
Width Item 16.7 inches = 42.5 cm
Height Item 11.3 inches = 28.8 cm
|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:|
Wednesday, 14 September 2011
|Artist Bio:||TOKURIKI TOMIKICHIRO(1902 - 1999) - Tokuriki was born and raised in Kyotoand was influenced by the local art scene from childhood. He stayed in Kyotofor his entire career and was a leader of the Kyoto Sosaku Hanga. He graduated from the KyotoCity School of Fine Arts and Crafts and after that from the KyotoCity Specialist School of Painting. While he began his career in the painting field, he found his true calling in the woodblock print field and was enthusiastic about the reemergence of woodblock prints in 20th century Japanese art. He was influential in the development of new artists later in his career and set up his own publishing company called Matsukyu.|