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Korean Town Scene by Hiyoshi Mamoru (1885 - ?)

Item Number: 882503

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Shin-hanga & Modern, 1900 -
Item Number: 882503
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Korean Town Scene by Hiyoshi Mamoru (1885 - ?)

Original Hiyoshi Mamoru (1885 - ?) Japanese Woodblock Print
Korean Town Scene
Series; Korean Life

Hiyoshi Mamoru - Hiyoshi Mamoru studied Western style painting at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. After graduating in 1909, he moved to Korea, teaching at a school for Japanese students during Japan's colonial rule of Korea., and living there until 1945. In the 1950s, he began designing woodblock prints, primarily of Korean scenes and customs, for the publisher Kyoto Hanga-in. His colorful prints are nicely composed and full of interesting details, vividly capturing life in Korea during this time.

Artist - Hiyoshi Mamoru (1885 - ?)
Image Size - 9 1/2" x 14 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning and soiling, a few marks and creases. Please see photos for details.

Korean Town Scene by Hiyoshi Mamoru (1885 - ?)

Korean Town Scene by Hiyoshi Mamoru (1885 - ?)

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