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The beautiful woodblock print "Unzen Amakusa Kokuritsu Koen" (Unzen Amakusa National Park) is by Hideo Nishiyama (1911-1989). Phenomenal nature image of Unzen Amakusa National Park with Mount Unzen. Printer: Shinmi, Carver: Nagashima, and Unsodo publisher seal on the left margin. Title "Unzen Amakusa Kokuritsu Koen" (Unzen Amakusa National Park), Artist's name "Nishiyama Hideo saku" and dated "Showa 35 nen" (1960) in Japanese on the right margin. "Gei" watermark on the upper left margin corner. Very different and unique style woodblock print. Hard to find these old original first edition prints nowadays.
Hideo Nishiyama (1911 - 1989) was born in Kyoto. He was a well-known (Nihon-ga) Japanese painting artist in Japan. Unsodo published "The Woodblock Prints -National Parks Series" by Hideo Nishiyama and Kaii Higashiyama in 1960.
Unzen Amakusa National Park
Unzen-Amakusa National Park (Unzen-Amakusa Kokuritsu Kōen) is a national park in Nagasaki, Kumamoto, and Kagoshima Prefectures, Japan. Established in 1934, the park derives its name from Mount Unzen, an active volcano in the middle of the Shimabara Peninsula, and the Amakusa islands in the Yatsushiro Sea. (Source: Wikipedia)
Paper size: 16 and 1/8 by 10 and 3/4 inches. (41 cm x 27.5 cm)
Image size: 14 and 5/8 x 10 inches (37 x 25.5 cm)
Signed: Artist's red seal on the lower-left corner of the image
Condition: Reduced price due to the condition. Minor foxing on the lower left margin and bottom margin (only left part) as shown . Tape residues on top edge of verso. The image part is superb. Please see the picture.
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