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Nude besides a Chair

Unichi Hiratsuka 1895-1997

Unichi Hiratsuka 1895-1997

 

Unichi Hiratsuka 1895-1997
Unichi Hiratsuka is one of the founding fathers of the Creative Prints movement (Sosaku Hanga) and one of the big names of twentieth century Japanese art. Hiratsuka is best known for prints in black and white, but made also fine works in color. He died at the age of 102 years.

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Nude besides a Chair - Before W.W.II.

Unichi Hiratsuka 1895-1997

Standing nude besides a chair.
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.

"Hiratsuka Un'ichi" stamped on the left margin.

"Hiratsuka" on the bottom left (hard to see).

1939.

Woodblock print.

Very good.

Very good.

Very good ... Slightly toned. Margins are lightly soiled. Partial loss on the top left margin corner.

10.0 inches = 25.5 cm

13.3 inches = 33.8 cm

Unichi Hiratsuka 1895-1997.

Hanga.
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