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Nisaburo Ito: Ninnaji Temple Gate in Snow

Japan, Showa Period, 1950-60s


Colour woodblock print, ink on paper, 36.5 x 24 cm, published by Uchida, 1950-60s. Very good condition, framed. 

Ito Nisaburo (1910-1988) is best known for the shin hanga woodblock prints he designed for the prolific Kyoto publishing house Uchida Publishing. But he was also a talented painter in a style that combined Western yōga and Japanese nihonga painting techniques.  

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