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View of Ikejiri, Setagaya

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

View of Ikejiri, Setagaya (世田谷 池尻 風景)

by Hiratsuka Un'ichi, 1922


IHL Cat. #1954

About This Print

A view, seemingly of a formal garden, possibly leading to a temple, in Ikejiri, Setagaya.  This print was issued in 1922, a year before the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake. Today, Setagaya has the largest population and second largest area (after Ōta) of Tokyo's special wards. As of March 1, 2018, the ward has an estimated population of 900,095.1

Two Other Impressions

Art Institute Chicago
世田谷池尻 大正11年 (1922)
千葉市美術館寄託 (Chiba City Museum of Art)

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #1954
View of Ikejiri, Setagaya (世田谷 池尻 風景)
 Hiratsuka Un'ichi (1895-1997)
un-ichi in pencil
Un seal, within block lower right
 Date  1922
 Edition  unknown
 Publisher  self-published
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent
 Genre  sosaku hanga (creative print)
 Miscellaneous  printed on a thin translucent paper
 Format  chuban
 H x W Paper  9 9/16 x 7 1/2 in. (24.3 x 19.1 cm)
 H x W Image  6 5/8 x 4 13/16 in. (16.8 x 12.2 cm)
 Collections This Print  Art Institute Chicago 2003.351
 Reference Literature
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