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- Kōnominato from the series Five Scenes of Tsukushi -

Hanjiro Sakamoto


Wonderful woodblock print "Kōnominato" - Tsukushi gokei (Kōnominato from the series Five Scenes of Tsukushi) is by Hanjiro Sakamoto (1882-1969). Originally published in Taisho 7 (1918). This is a later printing by Kato Hanga Kenkyusho in Showa 45 (1970). Limited edition of 300 prints published.  Carver is Kentaro Maeda, Printer is Bunji Yokoyama.

Kōnominato is a famous fish village located in Munakata City, Fukuoka, facing the rough seas of the Genkai Sea and it is also a popular scenic area. The title "Kōnominato" on the lower-left corner of the image. Artist's red seal "Hanjiro" and the embossed publisher's seal "Hanmoto Kato Hanga Kenkyusho" on the lower right margin. Very rare print.

Hanjiro Sakamoto (1882 - 1969) was born in Fukuoka prefecture. He is a well-known Western-style painter. His artworks combine special soft colors, and the theme of the paintings is the scenery, which gives a sense of familiarity. 

Technique: Woodblock
Print size: 10 and 1/4 inches wide by 7 and 1/2 inches tall (26 x 19 cm)
Image size: 9 and 3/8 by 6 and 3/4 inches (23.7 x 17.1 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: originally 1918, this is a later printing in 1970
Signed: Artist's seal "Hanjiro" on the lower-right margin.
Condition: Very good condition. A faintest spot in the left of the image. (Please see the last picture) It is hardly noticeable. 


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