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Smiling Mountain Man

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Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Smiling Mountain Man

by Azechi Umetarō, after 1980

Azechi Umetarō (1902-1999)


IHL Cat. #1330

About This Print

One of Azechi's many small-format prints, most designed as greeting cards.  This small print was likely printed after 1980 by the Yokohama publisher Chikuhōdo which still offers this design for sale. It is tipped to a 7 1/8" x 5 1/8" blank greeting card.

Print Details
 IHL Catalog #1330
 Title untitled [Smiling Mountain Man 笑う山男] [also seen titled as トリと山男 C]
 Series 
 Artist 
 Azechi Umetarō (1902-1999)
 Signature 
 not signed
 Seal (of the artist) "U" stylized seal
 Publication Date likely after 1980
 Edition uknown
 Publisher 竹芳洞 Chikuhōdo
 Carver the artist
 Printer unknown
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 Miscellaneous 
 Format 
 H x W Paper 6 3/8 x 4 5/16 in. (16.2 x 11 cm)
 H x W Image 6 x 4 in. (15.2 x 10.2 cm)
 Collections This Print 
 Reference Literature 
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