Bird on Bamboo Branch

Japanese Sumi-e

Bird on Bamboo Branch

by Tokuriki Tomikichirō, 1982


IHL Cat. #276

About This Drawing

This sumi-e by the artist is one of several I've seen with traditional motifs.  Sumi-e was introduced into Japan in the 14th century by Zen Buddhist monks visiting from China.  It uses only brush-applied black ink on paper.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #276
 Title/Description  Bird on Bamboo Branch
 Series
 Artist
 Tokuriki Tomikichirō (1902-2000)
 Signature
 T.Tokuriki in English script and in Japanese
 Seal  Tomikichiro red square seal 
 Date  1982.8.9
 Publisher  self-published
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent - minor wrinkling
 Genre  nihonga - sumi-e
 Miscellaneous
 Format  shikishiban
 H x W Paper  10 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (27.3 x 24.4 cm)
 Reference Literature  

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