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Lot 0220
Author: Sekino, Junichiro
Title: Montmarte at Night
Place Published: [Japan]
Date Published: [1959]

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper. 63x47 cm (24½x18½"). With matting: 72x57 cm (28¼x23¼"). No. 82 of 100 copies.

Signed by the artist in the lower right portion of the print, along with his seal. Limited woodblock print of the famous Paris district by printmaker Junichiro Sekino.

Junichiro Sekino was a Japanese printmaker best known for his portraits of kabuki actors, sumo wrestlers, and geishas. These subjects, along with his picturesque views of mountains and forest streams, were completed in a style that merged both Western and Japanese aesthetics, drawing inspiration from the art of Sharaku and Albrecht Durer.


Masking tape along verso of top edge of print, attaching it to the matting; a bit of light creasing; near fine.

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Junichiro Sekino woodblock print 1/100

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018