Niwatori (Chickens)

Tekiho Imoto


"Niwatori" (Chickens) by Tekiho Imoto (1909 -) Tekiho Imoto was born in Oita prefecture in 1909. He studied at Kyoto Painting College under very famous artist Insho Domoto. Publisher is Doi hangaten (Eiichi Doi). Publisher copyright seal "Hanken shoyuu Doi Eiichi, carver name "Harada" and Printer name " Seki " in left margin. Signed Tekiho with red artist seals in left of image. Doi water marked in upper left margin. This print was printed in 80's. (Printer Seki and carver Harada worked in between 1981 and 1995 in Doi Publisher.) Very beautiful colors and nice contrast.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 5/8 inches by 15 and 3/4 inches (27 x 40cm)
Image size: 9 and 1/2 x 14 and 1/4 inches (24 x 36cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Printed 1980's
Signed: Signed Tekiho with red artist seals
Condition: Good condition for it's age. Top margin creased. Some minor spots, soils in image and margins as shown.