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Hometown of the Sea (Furusato no umi) from the series A Collection of Poetry and Prints by Yumeji

Ura no Akekure (Day In, Day Out, at a Bay) from the series Yumeji's Masterpieces

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Hometown of the Sea (るさとの)

from the series

A Collection of Poetry and Prints by Yumeji

by Takehisa Yumeji, 1941

(after an earlier design)

Cove of Oranges
IHL Cat. #1788

About This Print

Source: Takehisa Yumeji, Nozomi Naoi, et. al., Brill, 2015, p. 13.
Nozomi Naoi finds this print reminiscent of Yumeji's native Okayama with his childhood home "nestled at the foot of a small hill overlooking the main road leading to Ushimado port." 

The Series A Collection of Poetry and Prints by Yumeji
Source: Takehisa Yumeji, Nozomi Naoi, et. al., Brill, 2015, p. 141.
"The publisher Katō Jungi drew from Yumeji's book illustrations, paintings and magazine cover designs to produce this set, which contains ten woodblock prints accompanied by poetry originally composed by Yumeji."

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #1788
 Title Hometown of the Sea
 Furusato no umi るさとの
 Series A Collection of  Poetry and Prints by Yumeji
 Yumeji shigashū 夢二詩画集
 Artist 
 Takehisa Yumeji (1884-1934)
 Signature 
 unsigned
 Seal
Yume seal
 Publication Date 1941 
 Edition first
 Publisher Katō Hanga Kenkyūjo (Katō Junji)
 Impression good
 Colors fair
 Condition fair
 Genre
 Miscellaneous 
 Format 
 H x W Paper 4 3/4 x 7 3/8 in. (12.1 x 18.7 cm)
 H x W Image 4 3/8 x 7 in. (11.1 x 17.8 cm)
 Collections This Print Nihon no hanga - Amsterdam
 Reference Literature
 Takehisa Yumeji, Nozomi Naoi, et. al., Brill, 2015, fig. 1.3, p. 15.
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