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Bamboo by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)

Original Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841) Japanese Woodblock Print
Bamboo

Series; Kazan's Picture Album (Kazan gafu)

Kazan's Picture Album - Watanabe Kazan was a samurai and a painter during the Edo era. First published in two volumes by Unsodo in 1911, "Kazan's Picture Album" (Kazan gafu) features woodblocks based on the artist's paintings. These nature prints encompass a range of subjects, including birds, flowers, plants, and sea life. Rendered in a loose style, these handsome designs capture the immediacy and fluid brushwork of the original paintings. An attractive series. The prints in this group come from a later edition by Unsodo.

Artist - Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)

Image Size - 9 7/8" x 12 3/4"

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Vertical centerfold. Slight thinning and paper remnants on reverse at sides from original publisher mounting. Please see photos for details.

Bamboo by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)
Bamboo by Watanabe Kazan (1793 - 1841)

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