One print of “Yousou Kafu” (Western floral illustrations). Western flora and fauna paintings by. Year of publication: 1931. Print Size 42.5×28.5cm(16.7×11.2 inch) Mount size: 48 ×35 cm(18.9 × 13.8 inch). There is a faint stain on the plate and some peeling marks on the reverse. He studied Japanese painting under Takeuchi Seiho and Western painting under Asai Chu. While winning numerous awards as a Japanese-style painter He innovated Japanese painting by adopting Western techniques. He also taught at art schools and worked as an art educator. Rakuzan was born in Kyoto. When he was young, he studied under Takeuchi Seiho, a pioneer of modern Japanese painting and a representative painter of Kyoto painting. The woodblock prints of Rakuzan have been reprinted using the same woodblock prints in recent years, but this print is a valuable first edition. This item is not new. Please refer to the description-of-item columns and the pictures. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “omelette123″ and is located in this country: JP. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Primary Material: Paper
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Author: Chigusa Soun, Tsuchiya Rakuzan
- Featured Refinements: Japanese Woodblock Print
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1931
- Maker: Maria Shobo