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Mibu River

Oka Shikanosuke (1898-1978)

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Mibu River (三峯川)

from the magazine HANGA, Vol. 14

by Moriyama Shūji, 1928

Snow at Kinkaku Temple from the series New Selection of Noted Places of Kyoto

IHL Cat. #1347

About This Print

This print was created for the jin (coterie magazine) HANGA (Print Art), Volume 14, issued in 1928 by the publisher Hanga no Ie.  It depicts a one figure on a bridge in the mountains near the headwaters of the Mibu River, a tributary of the Tenryu River, in the southern Alps. 

The Magazine HANGA
For information on HANGA see "The Magazine HANGA" on the page Iizuka Fūkei (Landscape of Iizuka).

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #1347
 Title Mibu River (三峯川) (printed on the back of the page the print is mounted to)
 Series from the magazine HANGA (Prints), Volume 14
 Moriyama Shūji (1890-?)
 not signed; artist's name 森山収治 is printed on the back of the page the print is mounted to
 Seal of the artist no seal
 Date 1928
 Edition first and only edition (not numbered)
 Publisher Hanga no Ie 版画の家
 Printer self-printed
 Carver self-carved
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - overall light toning consistent with age; top corners mounted to original folio page; spots of foxing   
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 H x W Paper 6 15/16 x 9 1/16 in. (17.6 x 23 cm)
 H x W Image 6 x 8 3/8 in. (15.2 x 21.3 cm)
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