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Lot 0236
Author: Takahashi, Rikio
Title: Lyric Kyoto No. 4
Place Published: [n.p.]
Date Published: [c.1960?]

Color woodblock print. 82x54.5 cm (32x22"). With matting: 102x77 cm (40x30"). No. 10 of 30 copies.

Titled, numbered, and signed by the artist in pencil in the bottom margin.

Rikio Takahashi was one Japan's prominent s?saku hanga artists. Combining the influences of abstract Modern art of the West and the traditional subjects of his native Japan - namely the gardens of Kyoto - Takahashi's delicately overlaid designs create an atmosphere of stillness and balance inspired by the changing of the seasons and subtleties of light.


Some masking tape to verso of print, attaching it to the matting; near fine.

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Rikio Takahashi

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018
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