Koichi Okada: “mount fuji from Hakone road
Original Japanese woodblock reprint, Published by Unsodo – Mulberry paper – Okada Koichi (1907-?) – ‘Mount Fuji from Hakone road’ – From the series “Twelve Views of Japan” – Japan – Heisei period (1989-2020)
Size within the margin : 36 x 24 cm.
full paper size : 41 x 28 cm
Condition; As new ! Striking white snow, against the dark night
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Koichi Okada was born in 1907 in Tokyo, studied with Ishii Hakutei and Arishima Ikuma and was a member of the art group Issuikai. Okada is known for his beautifully detailed woodblock prints depicting Mt. Fuji and is considered a true Shin-Hanga master.
The small cut in the lower right corner is not a damage to the print but a guide known as ‘kento’ to properly align the woodblocks used to apply each different colour.
First edition circa 1950. This is a later edition, printed using the original woodblocks.
This item is as new. Top condition and Vibrant colours !
Will be send worldwide with track and trace and insurance, between hardboard plates, to make folding impossible