Japanese & Asian Prints

The Lovers


This is a lovely Utamaro color woodblock print measuring 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. This image was recarved in the early 20th century. Signed center left, framed.

White Dream (Shiroi Yume)


Color woodblock print. Print measures 21 x 14 3/4 on 23 1/4 x 17 inch wove type paper. Pencil numbered 154 in an edition of 200 in the lower left. Pencil signed in English: "F. Ueda" and "Ueda Fujo" in Japanese. C. 1962. Red block signature in the lower left.

Marishi Bodhisattua


This delicate woodblock print by Keishu Takeuchi was created in 1911. Sight size is 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. It is matted and framed. The Bungei Kurabu publishers seal in on the l.l. with the artists seal on the u.r. Takeuchi was a student of the famous Meiji artist, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi. Takeuchi worked as an illustrator making mainly kuchi-e frontispiece illustrations for magazines and novels. (M)