NISHIJIMA Katsuyuki Gallery


"B. 1945 in Yamaguchi Prefecture. Studied mohukan at Mikumo publishing house in Kyoto 1964-1968. Exhibited with Kyoto Independents 1965-1970 and in solo and group shows. Experimented with stencil dyeing and printing 1969-1972. From 1972 focused on limited edition sosaku-hanga woodblocks taking subjects from old traditional buildings. Prints include a series Sixty-Nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido and Kyoto street scenes." --'Guide to Modern Japanese Prints: 1900-1975' by H. Merritt and N. Yamada

Today Nishijima has become one of Japan's most popular sosaku-hanga artists.

a0drt.jpg - 3290 Bytes NISHIJIMA Katsuyuki (b. 1945). "Ochiai Station"; (12" x 18"): a large and early impression (numbered "15/500") from the series " Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido";. Number, series title ("Kiso Kaido") and signature (with adjoining red seal) in pencil across the bottom margin. Condition of print: Excellent; full margins. $425. (#A0DR)
a0ect.jpg - 3412 Bytes NISHIJIMA Katsuyuki (b. 1945). "Kyohoriya", a Kyoto shop; (10" x 7"). Pencil signed across the bottom. Condition of print: Excellent; full margins; tipped to presentation folder. $195. (#A0EC)
a0elt.jpg - 3989 Bytes NISHIJIMA Katsuyuki (b. 1945). "Yubahan", snow scene of a Machiya or traditional wooden town house with a storefront, founded in 1716, specializing in making yuba (dried thin tofu curd); (10" x 7"). Pencil signed across the bottom. Condition of print: Excellent; full margins; tipped to presentation folder. $195. (#A0EL)
a0emt.jpg - 3191 Bytes NISHIJIMA Katsuyuki (b. 1945). "Lake Biwa", Japan's largest lake (Shiga Prefecture); (10" x 7"). Pencil signed across the bottom. Condition of print: Excellent; full margins; tipped to presentation folder. SOLD. (#A0EM)
a0ent.jpg - 3305 Bytes NISHIJIMA Katsuyuki (b. 1945). "Kusatsu", snow scene of the entranceway to one of Japan's most famous hot springs resorts (Shiga Prefecture); (7" x 10"). Pencil signed across the bottom. Condition of print: Excellent; full margins; tipped to presentation folder. SOLD. (#A0EN)
Nishijima NISHIJIMA Katsuyuki (b. 1945). "Ippodo", store front for the Ippodo Tea Co. in Kyoto; (7" x 10"). Pencil signed across the bottom. Condition of print: Excellent; full margins; tipped to presentation folder. $195. (#A0EO)
a0fpt.jpg - 3293 Bytes NISHIJIMA Katsuyuki (b. 1945). "Sunset sky", a relatively early impression (numbered "30/500"); (15" x 10"). Annotated in pencil across the bottom margin; red seal in LR corner. Condition of print: Excellent; full margins. $275. (#A0FP)

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