Teruhide Kato An Umbrella In The Alleyway
Kato Umbrella In The Alleyway depicts life in a Gion laneway with a traditional Janome Gasa (oil paper umbrella) Also referred to as Janome Roji .
In excellent condition as new condition. Hand printed on washi with ink bleed through to the reverse. Red Artist Seal of Kato and the Publisher Unsodo on the lower right.
Janomi Roji was originally published by Unsodo in 1989 and this is a later edition created from the original woodblocks.
Approximate Dimensions of Print Height 42.4 cm and Width 21 cm
Approximate Dimensions of Sheet Height 45.5 cm and Width 25 cm
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ARTIST: TERUHIDE KATO
Born in 1936 Kato studied at Kyoto Art College and enjoyed a successful career as a Kimono Designer in the 1960s and 1970s.
At the age of 50 Kato fulfilled his long held dram of becoming a traditional woodblock artist. He gained fame for his contemporary woodblock shin-hanga prints of his native town Kyoto.