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KAWARAZAKI SHODO Japanese Woodblock Print POPPY 1954

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KAWARAZAKI SHODO Japanese Woodblock Print POPPY 1954



Date: 1954, this (ato-zuri) undated late edition published by Unsodo
Size: approx. 10.5" x 15.5"
Condition: Fine, never framed, no flaws, uncirculated print
Impression: Fine; made from the original blocks; although undated this is an early edition with the original Unsodo publisher's seals in the left margin
Color: Fine, exceptional color; this print is crisp and has very strong color and bleed through to verso
KAWARAZAKI SHODO is best known for his woodblock prints of flowers and other plant life. Born in Kyoto, Shodo studied the art of yuzen dyeing, a traditional art craft in Kyoto, under the guidance of Yamamoto Sekkei. He also studied Japanese painting under Shibahara, though it was his teacher Kishyo who helped cultivate Shodo's original style of expression. His woodblock prints were published by Unsodo in the mid 1950's.
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