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Fireflies and the  Uji River

Fireflies and the Uji River 宇治川
by Tokuriki Tomikichiro

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Artist: Tokuriki Tomikichiro 徳力富吉郎
Title: Fireflies and the Uji River 宇治川
Series: 15 Views of Kyoto
Date 1st edition?1950 (in the decade of)
Publisher 1st edition?Uchida 内田
Publisher (this edition)?Uchida 内田
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Shikishi
Format (this edition): Shikishi
DB artwork code: 33957
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:

Tokuriki, Tomokichiro- Unknown- River and Bridge- 1.jpg is:

This is a vintage Japanese woodblock print that is at night of a bridge and house with fireflies. The woodblock is signed on the lower left. The image measures 9 ½ inches wide by 10 ¾ inches long. This vintage woodblock is in good condition. It has had a matte place around it that has discolored somewhat. There is a small crack in the glass in the lower left-hand side

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.

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