Kawarazaki, Shodo (1889 - 1973)

Black Lily

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: c. 1950
Size (H x W): 15.75 x 10.75 (inches)
Publisher: Unsodo
Signature: Shodo (sealed)
Condition: Very good color, impression and state


About the artist

Born in 1889, Shodo Kawarazaki worked as a print designer and painter in Kyoto. Many of his prints were published in the 1950s with the publisher Unsodo. Shodo's bright floral imagery found an eager audience among American GIs during the occupation.