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Midday at the Beach

Asakusa Stalls, The Palace Plaza, The Palace Moat, Kan-eiji Pagoda, The Kabuki Theater, Shinjuku Garden from the portfolio Loving Service Seal Hanga

Japanese Color Woodblock Print


Midday at the Beach

by Kitaoka Fumio, 1963

Fishing Village in the Afternoon

IHL Cat. #957

About This Print

Kitaoka has captured a moment, during the heat of midday, of three villagers gathering seaweed and plants on the beach.  This print has a similar feel to the languid Fishing Village in the Afternoon one of the artist's best known works created in 1967 four years after this work.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #957
 Title Midday at the Beach (Mahiru no Hama 真晝の浜)
 Series n/a
 Kitaoka Fumio(1918-2007)
 pencil signed by artist in English lower right of margin
 Seal unsealed
 Publication Date 1963
 Edition 67/100
 Publisher  self-published
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent - minor toning verso; spot of foxing verso
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 H x W Paper 15 5/8 x 18 7/8 in. (39.7 x 47.9 cm)
 H x W Image 13 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.  (34.9 x 44.5 cm)
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