Tokuriki 1950s Woodblock Daikoku Shaving Fukurokujus Head
Tomokichiro Tokuriki 1950s woodblock print of Daikoku Shaving the head of Fukurokuju.
In good overall condition with minor glue marks towards the top on the rear of the print.
The print us Tokuriki’s modern-day take on the traditional folk Ōtsu-e paintings which originated in the mid 17th century. The production process used one or more sheets of handmade paper (called makotorinoko or maniaigami). On occasion the images were partially woodblock printed and finished with brush and ink to emphasize shape and outline.
Dimensions of sheet are approximately 28.8 cm Height and 20.3 cm width.
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Tomochikiro Tokuriki 1902 – 2000 was born in Kyoto into a family of artists spanning over
over 12 generations. Having established himself as a successful painter he moved to the art of woodblock printing. He also setup the Matsukyu Publishing Company in 1945 and was able to create, carve and print woodblock prints for the local market.