Ryohei Tanaka
1933 -, Japanese

Big Tree #3
1933 -, Japanese

This 1986 engraving by Ryohei Tanaka measures 6 1/2 x 8 inches and is pencil signed, dated and numbered on the lower margin, framed. Ryohei Tanaka began his artistic career rather late at the age of 30, studying with the Japanese master, Furuno-sensei. He loved the medium of etching and what he was most interested in portraying were places where man and nature came together. He held several solo shows plus numerous traveling exhibitions throughout Japan, the U.S. and Europe. His works are included in the Fogg Museum, BMFA, The MET and the David Rockefella Collection.


Mountain House
1933 -, Japanese

Etching, image size 3 3/4 x 5 inches, pencil signed

Painting

St. Nicholas Church
19th century

Ink Wash, image size 6 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1774, information written on lower edge "Rodmel" and "Iford Oct. 17th, 1774.

Print

The Itchen, near Winchester
1865-1945, British

Etching, image size 3 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches, 1902, Rinder 337, pencil signed. One of twenty etchings used to illustrate Walton's "Compleat Angler," Winchester Edition, London, Vol I, p. 104.

Drawing

The Village Church
20th Century, American

This is a quaint rural scene of a small village church, scratchboard, sight size 2 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches, 1948, initialed and dated in the image, pencil signed on the window mat, framed.