The remarkable woodblock print "Hōboku" (Pasture) is by Susumu Yamaguchi (1897-1983). A phenomenal view of the pasture in the Japanese Alps. Relaxing mountain scenery with horses and cows. Dated "1961", sheet number "A.P", and hand-signed "Susumu Yamaguchi" on the bottom margin in pencil by the artist. Artist round seal "Yama" (mountain mark) on the lower right corner of the image. Title "Hōboku" on the right edge on verso. This print is rarely seen on the market.
Susumu Yamaguchi was born in 1897 in Nagano, Japan. His handmade print which combines strength and softness continues to fascinate people both inside and outside of Japan. He created many wonderful woodblock prints with the theme of the mountains of Shinshu. (His home town)
Paper size: 16 and 1/2 inches by 12 and 3/4 inches. (42 x 32.5 cm)
Image size: 15 and 3/8 inches by 11 and 3/4 inches. (39 x 29.8 cm)
Sheet number: A.P (Artist Proof)
Signed: Hand-signed "Susumu Yamaguchi" on the bottom margin in pencil by the artist. Artist round seal "Yama" (mountain mark) on the lower right corner of the image
Condition: Good condition for its age with minor toning. Minor paper crease on the bottom margin corners. Some minor ink smudges and some foxing on the margins as shown. The image part is superb.
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