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Midday at the Beach

Asakusa Stalls, The Palace Plaza, The Palace Moat, Kan-eiji Pagoda, The Kabuki Theater, Shinjuku Garden from the portfolio Loving Service Seal Hanga
 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

真晝の浜

Midday at the Beach

by Kitaoka Fumio, 1963

Fishing Village in the Afternoon

IHL Cat. #957

About This Print


Kitaoka has captured a moment, during the heat of midday, of three villagers gathering seaweed and plants on the beach.  This print has a similar feel to the languid Fishing Village in the Afternoon one of the artist's best known works created in 1967 four years after this work.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #957
 Title  Midday at the Beach (Mahiru no Hama 真晝の浜)
 Series  n/a
 Artist
 Kitaoka Fumio(1918-2007)
 Signature
 pencil signed by artist in English lower right of margin
 Seal  unsealed
 Publication Date  1963
 Edition  67/100
 Publisher  self-published
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent - minor toning verso; spot of foxing verso
 Genre  sosaku hanga (creative print)
 Miscellaneous  
 Format  
 H x W Paper  15 5/8 x 18 7/8 in. (39.7 x 47.9 cm)
 H x W Image  13 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.  (34.9 x 44.5 cm)
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