Tanaka, Ryohei (1933 - 2019 )

Ryohei Tanaka is world renowned for his intricate etchings of rural Japan. Born in Takatsuki City outside of Osaka, Ryohei began his career studying etching under Professor Yoshio Furuno in 1963. One year later, he became a member of the Kyoto Etchers Group. In 1966, he began exhibiting with the Japan Print Association and became a full member in 1973. Ryohei won numerous awards in Japan, Europe and the United States. He is best known for his black and white etchings, but he also produced some aquatints and mezzotints. Ryohei’s did not imagine his compositions, but drew from reality, basing his work on sketches of the Japanese countryside. Ryohei Tanaka’s prints are widely collected and can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Contemporary Prints

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Reflection

Tanaka, Ryohei

Reflection

JPR2-25247

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Early Spring at Nose

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Early Spring at Nose

JP5051

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Three Thatched Roofs

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Three Thatched Roofs

JPR5660

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Way to the Temple

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Way to the Temple

JPR5661

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Ohara, July

Tanaka, Ryohei

Ohara, July

JPR-111804

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House with a Bridge

Tanaka, Ryohei

House with a Bridge

JPR-111802

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Temple in Nara

Tanaka, Ryohei

Temple in Nara

JPR2-25255

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Falling Leaves

Tanaka, Ryohei

Falling Leaves

JPR-67213

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