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Montigny in Spring

Oka Shikanosuke (1898-1978)

Japanese Monochrome Woodblock Print 

Montigny in Spring (モンチニーの春 )

from the magazine HANGA, Vol. 14

by Mabe Tokio, 1928

Snow at Kinkaku Temple from the series New Selection of Noted Places of Kyoto

IHL Cat. #1351

About This Print

This print was created for the jin (coterie magazine) HANGA (Print Art), Volume 14, issued in 1928 by the publisher Hanga no Ie.  A description (click on the above image) of the locale of the scene appears on the sheet the print is tipped to.

The Magazine HANGA
For information on HANGA see "The Magazine HANGA" on the page Iizuka Fūkei (Landscape of Iizuka).

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #1351
 Title Montigny in Spring (モンチニーの春 ) (printed on the back of the page the print is mounted to)
 Series from the magazine HANGA (Prints), Volume 14
 Mabe Tokio (1885-1968)
 not signed; artist's name 間部時雄 is printed on the back of the page the print is mounted to
 Seal of the artist no seal
 Date 1928
 Edition first and only edition (not numbered)
 Publisher Hanga no Ie 版画の家
 Printer machine printed
 Carver self-carved
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - overall light toning consistent with age; top corners mounted to original folio page; spots of foxing   
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 H x W Paper 6 15/16 x 9 1/16 in. (17.6 x 23 cm)
 H x W Image 6 x 8 3/8 in. (15.2 x 21.3 cm)
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