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Child and Dog


Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Child and Dog

by Azechi Umetarō, c. 1970s-1980s

Azechi Umetarō (1902-1999)

IHL Cat. #938

About This Print

One of Azechi's many small-format prints, most designed as greeting cards.  This small print was likely printed in the 1970s by the Yokohama publisher Chikuhōdo which still offers this design for sale. It is tipped to a 14 1/4" x 9 7/8" sheet folded into quarters with the below stamped information on the verso giving the name of the artist and publisher's (竹芳洞 Chikuhōdo) copyright:

Print Details
 IHL Catalog #938
 Title or Description Child and Dog 子供と犬 
 Azechi Umetarō (1902-1999)
 not signed
 Seal (of the artist) "U" stylized seal
 Publication Date c. 1970s-1980s
 Edition uknown
 Publisher 竹芳洞 Chikuhōdo
 Carver the artist
 Printer likely Sōkichi Kobayashi
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 H x W Paper 6 1/8 x 4 3/16 in. (15.6 x 10.6 cm)
 H x W Image 5 13/16 x  3 15/16 in. (14.8 x 10 cm)
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