WOODBLOCK PRINT "HODO" CANARIES

 

 

 

 

WOODBLOCK PRINT "HODO" CANARIES

Artist: Nishimura Hodo
Title: Canaries
Date: 1938, published by Takemura Hideo  
Size: oban, approx. 15.5" x 10.75"
Condition: Fine, uncirculated, no flaws, "Made in Japan" seal verso
Impression: Fine, solid key lines, tight registration, and good surface texture
Color: Fine, deep saturated color with bleed through to verso
Provenance: Robert O. Muller estate

About Nishimura Hodo
Nishimura Hodo was active as designer of kacho-e prints in Shin Hanga style in the 1930s. Most prints by Hodo were published by the Yokahama publisher Takemura Hideo who was active between 1926 through 1939.