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 Art Under $500

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House in Yase

Tanaka, Ryohei

House in Yase

JPR-104334

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Temple in Nara

Tanaka, Ryohei

Temple in Nara

JPR2-25255

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Kyoto Tofuku-ji Bridge

Tanaka, Ryohei

Kyoto Tofuku-ji Bridge

JPR5647

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Kyoto #8 Tower of Yasaka

Tanaka, Ryohei

Kyoto #8 Tower of Yasaka

JPR5652

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Yamashiro

Tanaka, Ryohei

Yamashiro

JPR1-66081

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Azekura

Tanaka, Ryohei

Azekura

JPR5664

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White Wall House

Tanaka, Ryohei

White Wall House

JPR5659

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Gunge Road

Tanaka, Ryohei

Gunge Road

JPR5656

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Keihoku in Summer

Tanaka, Ryohei

Keihoku in Summer

JP111276

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