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Munakata Shiko (1903-1975) | A Large Face (Ogao no saku) | Showa period, 20th century

Property of a European Collector and Thence by Descent

Munakata Shiko (1903-1975) | A Large Face (Ogao no saku) | Showa period, 20th century

Munakata Shiko (1903-1975) | A Large Face (Ogao no saku) | Showa period, 20th century

Munakata Shiko (1903-1975)

A Large Face (Ogao no saku)

Showa period, 20th century 


woodblock print, sumizuri-e, with hand-applied colour, signed in pencil in Japanese Shiko and in Roman script Munakata, sealed in red Hogan Munakata Shiko, and with artist's penciled pine needle and field chrysanthemum (nogiku) mark, n.d. [1959], framed and glazed; with woodblock printed certificate of authenticity (kanteisho) by the artist's sonMunakata Pariji (1934-1998), hand-numbered in Japanese script 6,209 and inscribed Munakta Shiko saku (made by Munakata Shiko), with two red seals, and signed Munakata Pariji

55 x 58 cm., 21⅝ x 22¾ in. (including frame)

30 x 29 cm., 11⅞ x 11⅜ in. (the print)  

Slightly toned to the outer edges, otherwise good condition.


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For another impression of the same print, see 'The World of Women (Nyonin no saku)' in The Complete Works of Shiko Munakata (Munakata Shiko zenshu), volume 7, (Tokyo, 1979), pl. 159.