Teruhide Kato Gion Alley In Autumn
Original Teruhide Kato Woodblock Print titled Gion Alley In Autumn also referred to as Hanagasa Roji.
Woodblock Print of Kato’s most popular work. It depicts a traditional Kyoto alley with an umbrella left to dry outside a traditional house symbolising the onset of the rainy season.
In excellent condition. Unmounted and unframed. Hand printed on washi, traditional Japanese paper, with ink bleed through to the reverse.
Red Artist Seal of Kato and the Publisher Unsodo on the lower right.
Approximate Dimensions of Print Height 32 cm Width 13 cm
Approximate Dimensions of Sheet Height 39 cm Width 17.5 cm
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.
Kato achieved his long held dream of being a woodblock print artist at the age of 50. He is best known for his alley series and other contemporary shin-hanga woodblock prints of his native town Kyoto.