Bamboo Cutting Festival at Kurama - June from the series Twelve Aspects of Kyoto

Oharame - April from the series Twelve Aspects of Kyoto

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Bamboo Cutting Festival at Kurama 鞍馬の竹伐會式 - June

for the series Twelve Aspects of Kyoto

by Tokuriki Tomikichirō, 1943

The Cherry Blossoms of Mount Shigi in Nara Prefecture from the series The Eight Views of Japan



IHL Cat. #2204

About This Print

One of twelve prints in the series Twelve Aspects of Kyoto. This print the annual bamboo-cutting festival at Kurama temple north of Kyoto, is matched with the month of June, the month the festival takes place in. 

The Series - Twelve Aspects of Kyoto

This collection of twelve ko-tanzaku format prints was originally published in November 1943. As originally released, the prints were mounted onto a stiff backing and placed in a folding portfolio by the publisher or placed into a decorative wooden box. At an unknown date the prints were sold unmounted without the stiff backing.


For more information on the series go to Table of Contents for the series Twelve Aspects of Kyoto.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #2203
 Title Bamboo Cutting Festival at Kurama 鞍馬の竹伐會式 - June 六月
 Series Twelve Aspects of Kyoto
 Kyōraku jūnishu  京洛十二趣
 Artist 
 Tokuriki Tomikichirō (1902-2000)
 Signature
富吉郎 Tomikichirō
 Seal 富 tomi seal (as shown above)
 Date originally November 25, 1943
 Edition unknown 
 Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
 内田美術書肆 (Uchida Art Bookstore)
 發行者印刷 内田基一 (Uchida Kiichi printer and publisher)
 Impression excellent
 Colors good - fading
 Condition good - minor toning and soiling
 Genre shin hanga (new print)
 Miscellaneous 
 Format ko-tanzaku
 H x W Paper 14 3/16 x 3 1/8 in. (36 x 7.9 cm)
 Collections This Print
 Reference Literature 
last update:
10/30/2019 created
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