Japanese Woodblock Calendar Print Signed Munakata Shiko

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Japanese Woodblock Calendar Print Signed Munakata Shiko

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Measurement
13.25 H x 12.25 W in (34 x 31 cm)

Weight
0.1 oz (3 g)

Description
Japanese woodblock print on rice paper by artist Munakata Shiko. This is an example of a calendar print that the artist is best known for. It is signed on the bottom left, and dated on the back. There is an inscription on the reverse side of the print (see photo).

Learn more about the artist here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shik%C5%8D_Munakata

Shikō Munakata (棟方 志功 Munakata Shikō?, September 5, 1903 – September 13, 1975), was a woodblock printmaker active in Shōwa period Japan. He is associated with the sōsaku-hanga movement and the mingei (folk art) movement. Munakata was awarded the "Prize of Excellence" at the Second International Print Exhibition in Lugano, Switzerland in 1952. He was awarded the Order of Culture, the highest honor in the arts by the Japanese government in 1970.

Condition
Great condition, no paint loss. See photographs for condition. Please contact us if you need further information.

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