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Lot 0005
  • Artist: Benji Asada
  • Subject: Pagoda of Ninnaji Temple in Kyoto
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Date: 1930's
  • Size: Oban tate-e 10 x 15 inches
  • Signed "Asada" with Uchida (publisher) seal underneath; "UCHIDA" watermark in lower margin near the kento notch

    Benji Asada (1899-1984) was a painter and printmaker from Kyoto. He was active in Kyoto's and Tokyo's sosaku hanga groups. But he also made several designs of artisan prints in shin hanga style published by Uchida in the 1950's. His original name Nakanishi Benji. He took the surname Asada in 1927 in honor of two painters of that name whom he admired, one a Japanese-style painter and the other Western-style.

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  • Condition

    Good to excellent; very slight toning in visible area; some tape residue verso; full margins; deckle edges top, left, and bottom.

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    Benji Asada: Pagoda of Ninnaji Temple in Kyoto, 1930's

    Estimate $150 - $200Dec 18, 2016
    Jasper52badge TOP RATED
    New York, NY, USA