Classic Fuji Arts | Switch to the New Fuji Arts Site!

Fuji Arts Japanese Prints
 Advanced Search
 Contact Us Help Register Login 
 
 
Home Meet Fuji Arts Tour Our Office Contact Us
Shop Fixed Price Shop Standard Auctions
Mt. Aso by Munakata (1903 - 1975)

Item Number: 899385

Mail this auction to a friend You must be signed in to add items to your watchlist
Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Shin-hanga & Modern, 1900 -
Item Number: 899385
 
Item Closed
This item was purchased by Julie. (Bid History)


Mt. Aso by Munakata (1903 - 1975)

Munakata (1903 - 1975) Japanese Lithograph Print
Mt. Aso
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction

Munekata's Calendar Prints - A terrific design from a series of calendar prints by the modern master Shiko Munakata, commissioned by Yaskawa Electric Corporation beginning in 1958. Munakata designed a new series of twelve prints each year which were reproduced as lithographs and sent to the company's customers throughout Japan and abroad. The calendars proved so popular that Yaskawa continued to publish his designs yearly after his death.

These lively images are characterized by energetic line work, with bold black outlines against the paper or contrasting with softer tones or bright colors. The designs were printed on a fine, thin hand-made Japanese paper. Publishing information in Japanese and date is stamped on the reverse of each image.

Original Munakata prints are very rare and extremely expensive in the market, usually selling in the $20,000 - $100,000 range. The calendar prints are a nice opportunity to collect a classic Munakata design at an attractive price point.

Artist - Munakata (1903 - 1975)
Image Size - 11 1/4" x 9 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight creasing. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.


Mt. Aso by Munakata (1903 - 1975)

Mt. Aso by Munakata (1903 - 1975)

Auction Rules and Guidelines
This Auction Falls Under Our Standard Auction Rules and Guidelines
If you are a new bidder, please read the Rules and Guidelines page before bidding.
shipping info  |  privacy policy  |  help  |  contact
 
320 S. Main St., Suite B
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.994.3335
classic.fujiarts.com
© 2016 Fuji Arts. All Rights Reserved