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Summer (Seaside No. 1)

Wind in the Body

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Summer (Seaside No. 1)

by Takahashi Rikio, 1957

IHL Cat. #1024

About This Print

Titled Seaside No. 1 in the artist's catalogue raisonné, this collection's print carries the title Summer.  With a bright yellow patch in the upper right hand corner, the artist has captured a summer day, perhaps at the seaside.

Catalogue Raisonné Entry and Reference Image

#71 - Catalogue Raisonné
(Rikio Takahashi, The Woodblock Prints,
published by Abe Publsihing LTD., 1998)

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #1024
 Title Summer (seaside No. 1) 夏 (海辺 No. 1)
 Series n/a
 Catalogue Raisonné Number 71 (titled "Seaside No. 1" in the catalogue)
 Takahashi Rikio (1917-1998)
 Pencil signed by artist - Rikio Taka in English
 Date 1957
 Edition unnumbered
 Publisher self-published
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - minor toning, mat line; tape remnants and minor paper loss from removal of mounting tape along edge verso
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 H x W Paper 21 3/4 x 17 5/8 in. (55.2 x 44.8 cm)
 H x W Image 19 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. (50.2 x 38.7 cm)
 Collections This Print
 Reference Literature Rikio Takahashi, The Woodblock Printspublished by Abe Publsihing LTD., 1998, number 71, p. 123.