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Mt. Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, circa 1950s by Okada Koichi (1907 - ?)

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Item Category: Shin-hanga & Modern, 1900 -
Item Number: 842110
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Mt. Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, circa 1950s by Okada Koichi (1907 - ?)

Original Okada Koichi (1907 - ?) Japanese Woodblock Print
Mt. Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, circa 1950s
Series; Twelve Views of Japan

Okada Koichi - A contemporary of Hasui, Okada Koichi is best known for his striking views of Mt Fuji from a circa 1950s series called "Twelve Views of Japan." Although the series title suggests a total of 12 prints, only 5 prints are known. Born in Tokyo, Koichi studied with woodblock artist Ishii Hakutei, and exhibited his paintings at the national juried Teiten and Nitten exhibitions. Published by Unsodo in Kyoto, these lovely shin-hanga designs show the sacred mountain in different seasons, framed by cherry blossoms or capped by snow, bathed in sunlight or seen at nighttime beyond the twinkling lights of the city. His works are a great choice to collect or display.

Mt. Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, circa 1950s - Lovely springtime view of Mt. Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, the scene framed by delicate pink cherry blossoms. The water shimmers with colorful reflections, reflecting the cool tones of the snow-covered peak and the darker greens and blues of the foliage and water. A beautiful shin-hanga design, considered one of Koichi's best.

Publisher - Unsodo, with publisher's seal in left margin, later edition

Artist - Okada Koichi (1907 - ?)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.


Mt. Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, circa 1950s by Okada Koichi (1907 - ?)

Mt. Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, circa 1950s by Okada Koichi (1907 - ?)

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