Takeji Asano

Japanese Woodblock Prints


Takeji Asano - Rice Cake Making

Picture 16 of 47

Artist: Takeji Asano
Title: Rice Cake Making
Date: 1949
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Unsodo
Printer: Sugimoto
Carver: Mori
Description: A scene of traditional Japanese 'mochi' (rice cake) making, in oban yoko-e format, by Takeji Asano. Red Takeji seal lower right margin. English and Japanese title in bottom margin. This print is a rare first edition, as indicated by the printing of the date at the left of the bottom margin. No subsequent editions have been published.