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Still Life of Crystal Vase and Rose (untitled)

Mabuchi Tōru (1920-1994)

 Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Still Life of Crystal Vase and Rose

by Maeda Masao, 1973

Boar from Takeuchi Seihō's Album of the Twelve Calendrical Animals

IHL Cat. #1181

About This Print

One of at least four similar images of a crystal vase done by the artist in various formats.  This impression from an edition of 250 prints is dated 1973, a year before the artist's death, and appears to use the same blocks as the below 1959 edition of 50 prints.  

Kurisutaru (Crystal)
dated 1959, 9 of 50
18.9 x 14.1 in. (48.1 x 35.8 cm)
"Masao Maeda" signed in white ink on the bottom right.
Source: Artelino archive
from the portfolio Hanga Kanshōkai Sakuhin-shū, Volume 2, 1980
6.9 x 5.2 in. (17.5 x 13.2 cm)

book plate, undated

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #1181
 Title Still life of crystal vase and rose (untitled)
 Maeda Masao (1904-1974)
Masa 政
 Publication Date 1973
 Edition 182 of 250
 Publisher self-published
 Carve self-carved
 likely self-printed
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent 
 Genre sosaku-hanga (creative print)
 Format dai-oban
 H x W Paper 20 1/8 x 15 7/16 in. (51.1 x 39.2 cm)
 H x W Image 17 3/4 x 13 in. (45.1 x 33 cm)
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