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Bird, Fish and Haniwa-like Figures

Moonlit Night at the Museum

Japanese Monochrome Woodblock Print

Bird, Fish and Haniwa-like Figures

by Asano Takeji, 1992

Mihonoseki from an untitled series of scenic views of Japan

IHL Cat. #2299

About This Print

Various figures riding on a hot air balloon. An example of Asano's later work, which has been described as "simple, seemingly naïve, humorous".

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #2299
 Title or Description untitled - Bird, Fish and Haniwa-like Figures
 Asano Takeji (1900-1999)
 no seal
 Date 1992
 Edition likely first  and only edition
 Carver artist
 Printer likely the artist
 Publisher likely self-published
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 Format oban
 H x W Paper 12 13/16 x 9 5/8 in. (32.5 x 24.4 cm)
 H x W Image
 11 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. (30.2 x 22.2 cm) 
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last revision:
5/28/2021 created