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Jun'ichiro Sekino: Okitsu on the Tokaido, 1974

Lot 0032
  • Artist: Jun'ichiro Sekino
  • Subject: Okitsu on the Tokaido
  • Date: 1974
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Size: 13.9 x 18 inches (sheet 16.9 x 18 inches)
  • Archival Mat Size: 18.75 x 24 inches
  • Series: The 53 Stations of the Tokaido
  • Printed on paper watermarked Jun Sekino
  • Signed in the image
  • Seal: Jun

    Jun'ichiro Sekino was born in Aomori. From childhood, he knew Munakata Shiko, 11 years his senior. He studied etching, oil painting an drawing in Kyoto. He studied woodblock printmaking with Onchi Koshiro and Maekawa Swnpan. He was a prolific printmaker, who styled ranged from semi-abstract to detailed portraiture. In 1959 he started a series of prints, The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Eastern Sea Road), and completed the series in 1974. In 1975, after completion of the series, the received he Ministry of Education Award for his outstanding achievement "in using every possible technique in woodblock printing, Japanese traditional art, and the recreation of the old fifty-three stations on the Tokaido highway in present-day light."

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  • Condition

    Good

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    Jun'ichiro Sekino: Okitsu on the Tokaido, 1974

    Estimate $400 - $500Dec 18, 2016
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