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View Inside [Kyōto] Gyoen

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

View Inside [Kyōto] Gyoen

by Asano Takeji, 1934

Mexico City, Mexico

IHL Cat. #2373

About This Print

A view of inside the grounds of the Gyoen built to help protect the Kyōto Imperial Palace from fire after the capital was moved to Edo (renamed Tokyo) in 1868. In 1949  the gardens became the Kyōto Gyoen National Garden open to the public.

Kyōto Gyoen National Garden today

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #2373
 Title or Description View Inside Kyōto National Garden 
 御苑内之景 Gyoen uchinokei
 Asano Takeji (1900-1999)
竹二自刻 Takeji self-carved

 Seal of Artist  no seal
 Publication Date 1934
限定部数百 部之内九十六部
96 of a limited edition of 100
 Publisher self-published
 Carver self-carved
 Printer likely self-printed
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - foxing mainly visible in margins and verso
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 Format oban
 H x W Paper 10 1/16 x 14 1/8 in. (25.6 x 35.9 cm)
 H x W Image
 8 7/8 x 13 in. (22.5 x 33 cm)
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last revision:
5/28/2021 created