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Ito, Takashi (1894 - 1982)

Spring Snow at Kamikochi

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: 1932
Size (H x W): 15.5 x 10.25 (inches)
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Seals: 6mm Watanabe seal
Edition: Post War Printing (1946-1957}
Signature: Takashi with artist seal Itotakashi
Condition: Very good color and impression, small tape mark margin, ink inscription (Takashi ito) on margin.


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.