Auction Catalog: Japanese Prints - 1014 Archive
Unichi Hiratsuka 1895-1997 - Rakan Temple at Yabakei
Rakan Temple at Yabakei
by Unichi Hiratsuka 1895-1997
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||Rakan Temple at Yabakei|
||before W.W. II - limited edition|
||Unichi Hiratsuka 1895-1997|
||"Ame no Yabakei, Rakan-ji". Rakan Temple at Yabakei in Oita prefecture in a cold, rainy day. There are more than 3700 stone statues of Buddha in the caves on Mt. Rakan.
Unichi Hiratsuka was the master of Sosaku Hanga movement. His prints with stark compositions and rhythmical lines have attracted visitors to many renowned art collections and museums all aver the world, including Tokyo Museum of Modern Art, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Rockefeller Foundation in New York, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. and the Freer Gallery.
He was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit by the Japanese government in 1970. In 1991, the Hiratsuka Unichi Print Museum was opened in Suzaka, Nagano Prefecture.
||Artist's seal (Un) on the lower left. "Hiratsuka Unichi" chopped on the left margin..|
||Very good ... Slight colored foxing. Printer's creases and ink stains on the margins. Right side of the image wavy.|
||43 / 50|
||12.9 inches = 32.8 cm|
||15.2 inches = 38.5 cm|
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