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Fire and Cherry Blossoms

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Fire and Cherry Blossoms
by Domoto Insho

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Artist: Domoto Insho 堂本印象
Title: Fire and Cherry Blossoms
Series: 8 Views of Kyoto
Date 1st edition?1928/11
Date of this artwork?1928 (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Kineya Art Shop
Publisher (this edition)?Kineya Art Shop
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Aiban
Format (this edition): Aiban
DB artwork code: 39271
Notes (1st edition)?Artist Insho Domoto 1891-1975
Signature Insho
Seal artist's seal
Dated 8th November 1928
Publisher Kineya Art Shop
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Description From the series, "Kyoto Hakkei" (The Eight Views of Kyoto).

Width Item 13.7 inches = 34.8 cm
Height Item 9.3 inches = 23.5 cm.

色摺木版画 堂本印象 「京洛八景」 昭和3年

昭和3年、京都市大礼奉祝会編、京都市大礼奉祝会発行の 京洛八景
サイズ;約40.5×28.5cm (たとう)。
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:

Friday, 12 May 2006

Title Fire and Cherry Blossoms
before W.W.II
Artist Insho Domoto 1891-1975
Signature Insho
Seal artist's seal
Dated 1928
Publisher Kineya Art Shop
Medium/Technique Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good … (printing before W.W.II)
Colors very good … white pigment for the flowers
Condition fair … paper toning, numerous foxing.
Description From the series, "Kyoto Hakkei" (The Eight Views of Kyoto). Cherry blossoms are illuminated by bon-fire in the evening of a festival.
Width Item 13.7 inches = 34.8 cm
Height Item 9.3 inches = 23.5 cm

Artist Bio: 
明治24年京都生れ。本名三之助。明治43年京都市立美術工芸学校を卒業後、しばらく西陣織の図案描きに従事し、大正7年、日本画家を志し て京都市立絵画専門学校に入学。翌8年、初出品した「深草」が第1回帝展に入選した。第3回展では「調鞠図」で特選、また、第6回展の「華厳」では帝国美術院賞を受賞するなど一躍画壇の花形となった。絵画専門学校の教授として、また私塾東丘社の主宰者としても多くの後進を育成、昭和19年、帝室技芸員となった。  戦後は、独自の社会風俗画により日本画壇に刺激を与えた。昭和25年、芸術院会員。さらに昭和30年以降は抽象表現の世界に分け入り、その華麗な変遷は世界を驚かせた。多くの国際展にも招かれ、昭和36年には文化勲章を受章した。

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