Asano, Takeji (1900 - ?), "Tojinbo"
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Edition||First, and only|
|Size||15 -1/2 x 10 -1/4 " (sheet)|
|Condition||Very fine. Removed from its original folder.|
Notes: Signed: "Takeji" in lower left corner. Red artist's seal in lower right margin: "Asano". Publisher's seal -Unsodo; carver's seal - Nagashima; printer's seal - Shinmi.
Dr. Ross Walker notes that this is a scarce, early first-edition work by Asano and Unsodo which was never reprinted.
The print depicts the famous seaside rocky outcrops at Tojinbo in Fukui Prefecture.