Takeji Asano

Japanese Woodblock Prints


Takeji Asano - Rice Transplantation

Picture 17 of 47

Artist: Takeji Asano
Title: Rice Transplantation
Date: 1949
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Unsodo
Printer: Sugimoto
Carver: Mori
Description: A scene of traditional hand-planting of new rice seedlings, in oban yoko-e format, by Takeji Asano. Black Takeji signature lower left. 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.