Takeji Asano

Japanese Woodblock Prints


Takeji Asano - Tojinbo

Picture 45 of 47

Artist: Takeji Asano
Title: Tojinbo
Date: 1949
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Unsodo
Printer: Shinmi
Carver: Nagashima
Description: Picturesque view of the famous seaside rocky outcrops at Tojinbo in Fukui Prefecture. This print is a rare first edition, as indicated by the printing of the date in the bottom margin. To date, no subsequent editions have been published. In the right margin are Asano's red artist seal, Unsodo publisher's seal, Shinmi printer's seal, and Nagashima carver's seal. Takeji signature in lower left of image.