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Yumeji Takehisa 1884-1934 - Snowy Night Legend

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Yumeji Takehisa 1884-1934 - Snowy Night Legend
Snowy Night Legend
by Yumeji Takehisa 1884-1934

Yumeji Takehisa, 1884-1934    Western-style Bijin-ga
Yumeji Takehisa is very famous and popular in Japan as painter, illustrator and printmaker of the Taisho period (1912-1926). Tokyo dedicated a museum exclusively to his paintings, watercolors and prints. The artist was active in the hanga movement and a close friend of Koshiro Onchi. His style is characterized as Western romanticism in a positive meaning. The preferred subjects of the artist were beautiful women (bijin-ga).
Biography Yumeji Takehisa
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Item 64134
Title Snowy Night Legend
Artist Yumeji Takehisa 1884-1934
Description "Snowy Night Legend".
Yumeji Takehisa has been considered as the main figure who propelled “Taisho romanticism”. The dreamy, fragile looking girls Yumeji invented in his works were so popular during 1900 - 1930s that they became the cultural icon of the Taisho - early Showa era. Many artists imitated this "Yumeji Look" in order to jump on the band wagon of Yumeji popularity. Even today, he has been one of the beloved artists in Japan.
Signature "Yumeji" on the left bottom corner.
Dated Ca. 1910 - 20.
Publisher Unsodo.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Very good ... Later printing.
Colors Excellent.
Condition Excellent - very good ... Minor soils on the lower margin.
Width Item 7.9 inches = 20.0 cm
Height Item 10.6 inches = 27.0 cm
Width Image 6.5 inches = 16.5 cm
Height Image 8.7 inches = 22.0 cm
 
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