Japanese Woodblock Prints:
Shin-hanga (traditional 20th C.)

Notes: Names are listed here in the Japanese manner with the family name preceding the given name; capital letters are used for the single name generally cited and listings are alphabetized according to the latter; alternate names are in parentheses. Italics indicate Japanese or translations of Japanese characters. Print measurements refer to image area only. All woodblock prints are unmatted and unframed unless indicated otherwise.

Aoyama AOYAMA Seiji (Masaharu) (1893-1969). Cormorant; oban yoko-e (14½" x 9½"). Signed "M. Aoyama" in LL margin and with "Ao" seal in LR part of image. Ca. 1950s. Condition: very good; slight toning; full margins; thin tape on back over margins (except bottom).SOLD. (#A2AI)
Asada ASADA Benji (1899-1984). Pagoda of Ninnaji Temple in Kyoto; oban tate-e (10¼" x 15¼"). Signed "Asada" with Uchida (publisher) seal underneath; "UCHIDA" watermark in lower margin near the kento notch. Ca. 1930s. Condition: good to excellent; very slight toning in visible area; some tape residue verso; full margins; deckle edges top, left, and bottom. SOLD. (#99DBb)
Asano ASANO Takeji (b. 1900). See Asano Gallery:
•Snow in Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto (#99CZa)
•Tsukubasan Shrine (#A0CZ)
•Moonlight in Sarusawa Pond, Nara (#A0FQ)
•Drizzling Rain in Nijyo Castle, Kyoto (#A0FV)
•A Bamboo in the Shrine (#A2AG)
Bakufu Ono BAKUFU (1888-1976) Rice reaping; oban tate-e (14½" x 9¾"). Signed "Bakufu" with red Bakufu and Shinagawa seals; published by Kyoto Hanga-in (1953). Condition: very good to excellent; very slight toning; full margins. $295. (#LS39)
Chosei Miwa CHOSEI (b. 1901-1983). Peony; oban tate-e (14½" x 9¾"). Signed "Chosei" with Shinagawa seal LL; published ca. 1960s by Kyoto Hanga-in. Condition: very good; intact borders; ("KYOTO HANGAIN LTD.") stamped in red verso in lower border; slight wrinkling at top center and bottom center; attached at the top to presentation folio. $175. (#99ARb)
Daiko DAIKO (fl. 1930s). Swallows on a willow branch; oban tate-e (14" x 9½"). Signed "Daiko" with (unread) seal LR; published in ca. early 1930s by Doi Teiichi (prewar seal in LL margin together with printer [Gotou] and carver [Katsumura] tandem seals); 12-mm round Do watermark near UL corner of paper. Condition: very good; all margins intact, but some staining of top and upper left margins; top margin with deckle edge; very slight toning throughout; no tears or folds. SOLD. (#LS14)
Gakusui Ide GAKUSUI (b. 1899). Two Japanese Cranes (Tancho); oban tate-e (14½" x 9½"). Signed with Gakusui seal; published by Watanabe Shozaburo. Condition: excellent; full borders with deckle edges left and top. $250. (#99BZb)
Ohashi Gekko Ohashi GEKKO (b. 1895). "Kabuki (Series 1)", a set of six woodblock prints, each chuban tate-e (10" x 8"). Signed "Gekko" with Gekko seal; published in 1954 by Shinagawa (Kyoto Hanga-In); in hardcover folio with explanatory booklet. Condition: excellent; full borders; no blemishes or tears; slight wear to spine of folio. SOLD. (#A0BXa)
Hasui Kawase HASUI (1883-1957; Japanese). "Fuji from Narusawa"; oban yoko-e (9½" x 14¼"). Signed "Hasui" and dated "Showa 11" (1936); republished by Watanabe between 1945-1957 (6-mm seal LL). Condition: fair to good; tape residue around edges verso; moderately toned; otherwise intact. $350. (#A0AZ)
Hiroaki Takahashi HIROAKI (Shotei) (1871-1945). "Mt. Fuji from Midzukubo" (oban yoko-e: 10¼" x 15¼"). Ca. early 1940s. Condition: Good to very good: slight toning throughout; no folds, tears, etc.; intact margins (top and right with deckle edge). $450. (#A0BU)
Nisaburo Nisaburo ITO (fl. early 20th C.). Chushojima Area in Kyoto. Framed and matted; oban tate-e (visible area 15½" x 10¼"). Signed "Nisaburo" and "Nis" with publisher's seal (Uchida). Condition of print: Excellent; lower corners of the frame damaged; print not examined out of frame. $175. (#A0BG)
Kanpo Yoshikawa KANPO (1894-1979). "Morning Mist at Sanjo Bridge"; oban tate-e (10½" x 15"). Signed "Kanpo" and dated (Taisho 13 [1924]) with Sato Sho han seal LR; attached across the top to presentation folder. Published by Sato Shotaro; early edition. Condition: very good; margins trimmed left & bottom; otherwise no tears or blemishes. SOLD. (#A0BXi)
Kasamatsu KASAMATSU Shiro (1898-1991). "Ame ni kururo to (Rainy Evening at the Yanaka Pagoda)"; oban tate-e (15½" x 10½"). Signed and sealed LR: "Kasamatsu"; annotated in left margin with original publication date (1932); published by Shozaburo Watanabe (6-mm seal LL corner) ca. 1950 in limited edition of 200. Condition: very good; very slight toning; two pinholes in left margin; deckle edges, top and left. $450. (#A0BA)
Koitsu Tsuchiya KOITSU (1870-1949). See Koitsu Gallery:
•Rain at Horyuji Temple, Nara (#98AC)
•Owl (#99DH)
•Asakusa Kinryusan (#A0AM)
•Full Moon at Akashi Beach (#A4AD)
•Evening at Ushigoma (#LS17)
•Boats at Shinagawa (#LS18)
•Sunset at Tomonotsu, Inland Sea (#LS19)
•Snow at Miyajima (#LS38)
Konishi KONISHI Seiichiro (b. 1919). Sunset over the Inland Sea; oban yoko-e (11½" x14"). Brush-signed ("S. Konishi") in LR image and also signed Konishi Seiichiro in right margin. Titled, numbered ("88/200"), and dated ("1967-5") with jikoku (self-carved) and jizuri (self-printed) seals in bottom margin. Condition: excellent; very strong color; no apparent defects; full margins; tipped to presentation folder. SOLD. (#A0CY)
Kotozuka KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). See Kotozuka Gallery:
•Nikko Pagoda (#A0CT)
•Five-storied Pagoda (#99AE)
•Attractive Path in Kyotaka (#99BU)
•Yasaka Neighborhood (#99CZb)
•Street Scene at Night (#99CZc)
•Owl and Cherry Blossoms (#99DBa)
•Iris Flowers (#99DBc)
•Full Moon from Seta Karahashi Bridge (#99AJd)
•Maples of Takao in Kyoto (#99AJb)
Koyo Omura KOYO (1891-1983). Moon over Kyoto Temple; oban tate-e (15½" x 10¾"). Signed "Koyo" with unidentified (top) and Shinagawa (bottom) seals below signature; published ca. 1950s by Kyoto Hanga-in (red Kyoto Hanga-in & Shinagawa seals in lower left margin). Condition: excellent; full margins with deckle edges top & left; tipped to presentation folio. $195. (#A0CW)
Mataichiro Isoda MATAICHIRO (b. 1907). Crossing the Stream. Attractively framed and double matted; visible area: oban yoko-e (9" x 14¼"). Signed "Mataichiro hitsu" with illegible seal. Probably published ca. 1950. Condition: excellent; no apparent blemishes; not examined out of frame. $250. (#A0EG)
Noda Sonan NODA (mid 20th C.). "Horse (white on black)"; oban yoko-e (10¾" x 15½"). Signed "Noda" with Noda seal; Red seals of publisher ("Hanmoto Kyoto Hanga-in" together with those of the carver and printer in left lower margin; ca. 1950. Condition of print: Excellent; no apparent blemishes except for slight amount of printer's ink in lower margin; right margin with deckle edge; tipped at top to presentation folio. $125. (#99BQ)
Sanzo Wada SANZO (1883-1968). See Sanzo Gallery:
•Shichifukujin: Bishamonten; Jurojin; Hotei (#99CYa)
•Shichifukujin: Benzaiten (Benten); Daikoku; Ebisu; Fukurokuju (#99CYb)
•Inn for Sailors (#A0EV)
•Farm Family (#A0EW)
•Picture Story Show (#A0FF)
•Fortune Teller (#A0FT)
Shizuo Ashikaga SHIZUO (fl. ca. 1950s). See Shizuo Gallery:
•Tree Sparrow on Bamboo (#A0FZ)
•Russet sparrows and mallow (#A4AE)
•Long-tailed rose finch and pine tree (#A5BRa)
•Nightingale and plum (#A5BRb)
•Dusky Ouzel and Pine Tree (#A5BRc)
Shoson Ohara SHOSON (Koson; Hoson) (1877-1945). Kingfisher and Irises; oban tate-e (14¼" x 9½"). Signed "Shoson"; originally published by Watanabe in 1927 and reissued just prior to Shoson's death in 1945 (Watanabe 6-mm seal LL). Condition: very good: two small pinholes in left margin; two small tape residues and typed label verso; deckle edges top and most of left margins. SOLD. (#LS13)
Shunsen Natori SHUNSEN (1886-1960). "Ichikawa Kigan (Onoe Taganojo) as Otomi"; from the series "36 Portraits of Actors in Various Roles"; oban tate-e (15¼" x 10½"). Signed "Shunsen" with Shusen seal; published (1927) in a limited edition of 150 by Watanabe Shozaburo. Condition: very good; a few very minor creases; excellent color; full margins (top & left with deckle edge). SOLD. (#A0AG)
Tadamasa Ueno TADAMASA (1904-1970). "Kanjincho"; from the series "Kabuki juhachi ban (Eighteen Kabuki)"; oban tate-e (14" x 9½"). Signed "Tadamasa" with red Tadamasa seal; published in 1952 by Shokokusha and printed by Shinmi Saburo (light light gray seals in LL margin). Condition; very good; very slightly toned; lower robe with white mica; no folds or tears; very good color; full margins with top deckle edge. $175. (#99BW)
Tokuriki TOKURIKI Tomikichiro (1902-1999). See Tokuriki Gallery:
•Asakusa Kannon Temple (#99AJc) •First Torii....Atago Shrine (#A5BXa)
•White Thread Falls (#99BNa) •The Stairs of Hase-dera (#A0ALa)
•Autumn Field near Fuji (#99BNb) •Passageway to the Great Buddha (#A0ALb)
•Year of Abundance (#99BNd) •Horyuji Temple (#A0ALc)
•Tateho Cherry Blossoms (#99BNf) •Good Luck Temple Shop (#A0ALh)
•Kintaikyo Bridge in Iwakuni (#A4AS) •Snowy Scene....Nijo Castle (#C085)
•Full Moon....Kyomizu Temple (#A4AC) •Entrance to Ura-senke (#A0GO)
•Noodle Cart (#A0AD) •Sake shop (#A0AE)
•Traveling down river (postcard) (#A0BYa) •Kyoto street scene (postcard) (#A0BYb)
H. Yoshida YOSHIDA Hiroshi (1876-1950). Fuji from Musashino; dated 1928 (oban yoko-e: 9¾" x 14¾"). Titled in English LL and signed LR with pencil beneath the image; also signed "Yoshida" on the print together with red Hiroshi seal; Jizuri seal in upper left margin. Slightly toned margins, otherwise very good color. $1,100. (#LS21)
T. Yoshida YOSHIDA Toshi (1911-1996). See Yoshida T. Gallery:
•"Buncho" (#LS26)
•"Okaramon" (#LS27)
•"Half Moon Bridge" (#LS28)
•"Morinji in Spring" (#LS29)
•"Village in Harima" (#99DG)
•"Hummingbird and Fuchsia" (#LS30)
Nomura Nomura YOSHIMITSU (early 20th C). Mountain Shrine from the series Kyoraku meishi (Famous Places around Kyoto). Attractively framed and double matted; visible area: oban yoko-e (8¼" x 13½"). Published in 1931 by Sato Shotaro; signed "Yoshimitsu" with publisher's seal reading "Sato Sho han." Condition of print: Very good; very slightly toned; no apparent blemishes in print; not examined out of frame. SOLD. (#A0EF)

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