Koichi Okada Woodblock Mount Fuji From Hagoromo
Okada has created a very dramatic view of Mount Fuji towering over the coast at Hagoromo. Sunrise transforms the peak of the snow capped mountain illuminating the pine trees as it casts a golden hue on the waves.
From a series created by Okada called “Twelve Views of Japan” of which 5 are in publication. His woodblock prints depict Mount Fuji each skillfully emphasising the mood of the sacred mountain in various seasons.
In excellent and unused condition and originally printed in the 1950s. This woodblock print is hand printed from the original woodblocks on traditional washi with ink bleed through to the reverse.
Signed with the artists seal as well as the Publisher’s seal (Unsodo) on the left margin of the print. The Kento Cut on the bottom right of the print is further authentication as an Unsodo print.
Approximate Dimensions of Print Height 36.5 cm and Width 24 cm
Approximate Dimensions of Sheet Height 41 cm and Width 28 cm
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ARTIST: Koichi Okada (1907 – 1991)
Koichi Okada was a Japanese landscape artist who created a series of woodblock prints of Japan during the late 1940s. Tokyo born Okada studied with Ishii Hakutei and Arishima Ikuma.