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   250 Years of Japanese Prints and Illustrated Books

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after Ito JAKUCHU (1716 - 1800)

A Red Parrot

published c. 1930
Series; Sights of the Provinces
Shokoku Meisho

Jacuchu, a National Treasure, on occasion employed a method called taku hanga (rubbing prints). This method used woodblocks nto resemble a Chinese technique of ink rubbings if inscribed slabs. This technique allows the background of the scroll to be black. Several of his designs were recreated in the 1930s.











original woodblock print, 8 x 11 cm


framed $330.








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