Ito, Takashi (1894 - 1982)

Dawn at Takegawa

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: July 1932
Size (H x W): 15.3 x 10.25 (inches)
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Seals: Ito Takashi, 6mm Watanabe circular seal
Edition: Postwar
Signature: Takashi (ink)
Condition: Good color and impression, faint mat mark on margins, faint creasing near top and bottom edges, tape on reverse top edge.


About the artist

Takashi Ito was born in near Hamamatsu in 1894. He began his career as a painter, studying Japanese-style painting with Kiyokata Kaburagi and Yuki Somei, and as a student at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. As a printmaker, Takashi Ito is known for a collection of landscape prints that he completed between 1922 and the 1930s for the famous publisher Shozaburo Watanabe.