Tomikichiro Tokuriki, Mount Fuji, Takeda Shrine in Kofu City


Artist: Tomikichiro Tokuriki (1902-2000)
Title: Mt Fuji from the view of Takeda Shrine in Kofu city
Publisher: Uchida
Date: 20th century
Size: 41 x 28.7 cm

Original Japanese woodblock print.

Tomikichiro Tokuriki was born in Kyoto, where he lived most of his life. He was trained as a painter of the Kano school, however, he was drawn to prints. Wishing to learn more about sosaku-hanga, he contacted a printer and block-cutter to discover more about the technique. His attitude towards woodblock printing is noteworthy, since he did not strictly adhere to the theoretical principles of sosaku-hanga much praised by his Tokyo contemporaries. Tokuriki was a prolific print artist throughout his life and was active in writing about print making and teaching until he was into his 90s.

Tomikichiro Tokuriki

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Print FormatDai-Oban
ArtistTomikichiro Tokuriki
SubjectLandscapes, Modern/Shin-Hanga
Dimensions41 x 28.7 cm
Condition ReportPaper residue on the edge of the back due to previous mounting, brown stains on the right and top from old glue, tear on the left, minor creases.