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1

Kazumi Amano (1927-2001) Japanese

EXTENSION A, 1969, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 30, image 18 x 18”, sheet 21 x 21”, a few soft handling creases, a few old paper tape hinges on the verso, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

2

Kazumi Amano (1927-2001) Japanese

C FROM GAUGE, 1969, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 30, image 18 x 18”, sheet 22 x 22”, pale toning, a few soft handling creases, a few old paper tape hinges on the verso, otherwise in good condition. $100/200

 

 

 

3

Kunihiro Amano (b. 1929) Japanese

THE FLOWER IN DISTANT MEMORY 2, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 25 ½ x 17”, sheet 28 x 18 Ύ”, natural discoloration, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

4

Kunihiro Amano (b. 1929) Japanese

ENCLOSURE 2, 1965, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 31 Ό x 21 Ό”, sheet 33 Ύ x 24”, natural discoloration, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

5

Kunihiro Amano (b. 1929) Japanese

FOX BY FENCE, 1957, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, dated and inscribed 12, image 8 ½ x 14”, sheet 10 Ύ x 15 Ύ”, some smudges, minor toning and discoloration, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

6

Artist Unidentified

VIEW OF AN ESTATE, color woodblock print, stamped upper right, image 6 ½ x 8 Ό”, sheet 7 x 10 Ύ”, tipped to paper folio with collaged label, in good condition.  $20/40

 

 

 

7

Artist Unidentified

UNTITLED, graphite drawing on Felix Schoeller TURM paper, blind stamp in corner, 11 x 15”, in good studio condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

8

Artist Unidentified

UNTITLED, graphite drawing on paper, 11 x 15”, in good studio condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

9

Artist Unidentified

ARTIST TOOLS, two sided watercolor on card, 10 Ύ x 9 ½”, character stamp lower right, in good studio condition.  $20/40

 

 

 

10

Artist Unidentified

SHRINE, color wood engraving, sheet 14 x 13”, a few soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.  $20/40

 

 

 

11

Artist Unidentified

UNTITLED 3-19, 1982, color aquatint etching, signed in pencil from the numbered edition of 40, image 15 ½ x 23 Ό”, with full margins, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

12

Artist Unidentified

UNTITLED, 1963, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 5, sheet 10 Ό x 15 ½”, toning and discoloration and soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

13

Artist Unidentified

ENTOURAGE, 1964, color aquatint etching, signed and dated in pencil, from the numbered edition 25, image 12 Ύ x 19 ½”, with full margins, old paper tape hinges and some minor discoloration on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

14

Artist Unidentified (two)

ENGEL; UNTITLED (round), a pair of etchings, each signed in pencil, from the numbered editions of 30, image 14 Ό x 11” & 16 x 16”, with full margins, the first in good condition, the second with some stains and creases in margins, otherwise in good condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

15

Artist Unidentified (two)

TWO WOMEN, 1978, pair of woodblock prints, each signed and dated in pencil, from the numbered edition of 20, images 16 x 12”, sheets are 25 x 19”, some soft creases, otherwise in good studio condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

16

Artist Unidentified (two)

UNTITLED, two color lithographs, each signed in pencil, from the numbered editions of 39 and 40, images 23 ½ x 19 ½” and 16 x 27 ½”, a few soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

17

Artist Unidentified (two)

WATERMELON, color mezzotint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 35, image 4 x 4”, sheet 22 Ό x 15 ½”, a few soft handling crease, otherwise in good condition; Together with Artist Unidentified  BIRD, color woodblock print, signed in the design lower right, sheet is 10 x 13 Ύ”, in good condition. (2)  $60/90

 

 

 

18

Artist Unidentified (two)

UNTITLED, two color screen prints, each signed in pencil, from the numbered editions of 101 and 41, images 11 ½ x 17” & 17 x 20 Ό” with full margins, the first with soft handling creases and a few small accretions on verso near sheet edge, otherwise in good condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

19

Artist Unidentified (two)

BUDDHIST FIGURES, a pair of color dye works on paper, sheets 18 x 23” & 24 Ό x 19”, both with character stamps, both in good studio condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

20

Artist Unidentified

DISTANT MEMORY INTO THE PRAM, 1974, color aquatint etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 20, image 17 ½ x 23 ½”, full margins, some creases in lower right corner and soft handling creases and smudging in the margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

21

Artist Unidentified (five)

UNTITLED, color screen print, signed in pencil from the numbered edition of 19, image 20 x 23 ½”, full margins, some surface scuffs and crease in right margin, otherwise in good condition; Together with Artist Unidentified BIRD IN FLIGHT, two of the same color variation screenprint, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 20, sheets 23 x 26 Ό”, one with some accretions and staining at lower extreme sheet edge, otherwise in good condition; Together with Sakiko Ide KIKU IN SUNSET I, 1973; KIKU FANTASIA IV, two color screenprints, each signed in pencil and inscribed artist proof, sheets reduced to 15 x 23 ½”, some minor toning and creases, otherwise good condition. (5)  $100/200

 

 

 

22

Sengai Ato (b. 1929) Japanese

EYEBALL MANDALA, color screenprint, signed in pencil and stamped, sheet 9 Ό x 7”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

23

Ay-O (b. 1931) Japanese

LEANING COUPLE, 1974, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 175, blind stamp lower right, image 28 x 20”, sheet 29 Ύ x 22”, two small surface scuffs lower right visible at certain angles in raking light, toning and hinges on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

24

Ay-O (b. 1931) Japanese

JELLYFISH & WOMAN, 1974, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 175, blind stamp lower right, image 28 x 20”, sheet 29 Ύ x 22”, soft handling creases in upper margin, hinges and toning on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

25

Soichi Bando (b. 1937) Japanese

LOST DOLL, 1968, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 14 x 10”, sheet 19 ½ x 12”, some pale discoloration and roughness in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

26

Soichi Bando (b. 1937) Japanese

TREES, 1967, color etching, from the numbered edition 30, image 10 x 14”, sheet 12 ½ x 19 ½”, soft creases and pale discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

27

Charles Bartlett (1860-1940) England Japan

PRAYERS AT SUNSET, color woodblock print, signed in red pencil, titled and inscribed in pencil, image 10 ½ x 15”, sheet 11 Ό x 16 Ό”, the upper half of the signature diminished from sunlight, some toning and small spots and speckles, otherwise in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

28

Anna Bing (20th Century)

SCHOLARS, watercolor on silk with brocade margins, inscribed upper left, 21 ½ x 17 ½”, in good studio condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

29

Anna Bing (20th Century)

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, watercolor on paper with brocade margins, 17 x 20 ½”, inscribed upper left, in good studio condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

30

1964 Print Calendar (twelve)

THE YOSEIDO GALLERY 1964 CALENDAR, twelve loose leaf color woodblock prints, all with stamped titles and artist’s embossed name, sheets 9 ½ x 4 Ύ”, artists include Sumio Kawakami, Umetaro Azechi, Gen Yamaguchi, Rokushu Mizufune, Toru Mabuchui, Tomoo Inagaki, Shigern Hatsuyama, Masao Maeda, Fumio Kitaoka, Takeo Takei, Okiee Hashimoto, Masaji Yoshida, in printed rice paper cover, a couple of stray speckles probably indigenous to paper and some faint toning at the sheet edges, cover worn and with toning and minor soiling, otherwise all prints in good condition. (12)  $200/400

 

 

 

31

Emek (20th /21ST Century)

GEISHA, for the Dave Matthews Band (Cat. Pg.89), color screenprint, signed in pencil and with a tiny drawing in the lower left margin, sheet 6 x 4 Ό”, in good condition.  $10/20

 

 

 

32

Yukio Fukazawa (b. 1924) Japanese

SHINGIFU, 1964, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 20, image 22 x 14”, sheet 29 x 19”, minor discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

33

Yukio Fukazawa (b. 1924) Japanese

UNITLED, 1964, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 20, image 7 x 8”, sheet 12 x 14”, in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

34

Fumiaki Fukita (b. 1926) Japanese

MYTHOLOGY, 1966, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 24 x 18”, sheet 19 ½ x 24 ½”, tiny crease in lower left margin, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

35

Fumiaki Fukita (b. 1926) Japanese

EYES, 1965, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 17 Ύ x 23 ½”, sheet 19 ½ x 24 ½”, small crease in lower left corner, small shiny spot in upper left black area, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

36

Yutaka Funai (b. 1932) Japanese

RONDO III-B, 1970, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 19 x 19”, sheet 28 ½ x 25”, crease lower left margin, toning and discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

37

Hideo Hagiwara (1913-2007) Japanese

CIRCUS NO. 2, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 16 x 27 Ό”, sheet 19 ½ x 30 Ό”, hinges on verso, some stray printers ink and mild roughness in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

38

Hideo Hagiwara (1913-2007) Japanese

CIRCUS NO. 1, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 26 ½ x 16”, sheet 30 ½ x 19 ½”, printer’s creases in margins, hinges on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

39

Yozo Hamaguchi (1909-2000) Japanese

CRABS, 1960, color mezzotint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 3 x 3 Ύ”, full margins, in good condition.  $1000/1500

 

 

 

40

Shoji Harikae (1914-2003) Japanese

WORK, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 18 ½ x 23 ½”, sheet 20 Ύ x 26”, discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

41

Okiie Hashimoto (1899-1993) Japanese

TITLED NO. 1, 1966, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamps lower left, from the numbered edition 70, image 23 ½ x 19”, sheet 26 x 20 Ύ”, with embossed characters in lower right margin, archival hinges in upper margins, a few faint discoloration speckles, otherwise in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

42

S. Hayakawa (20th Century) Japanese/ American (three)

YELLOW/PURPLE, three of the same color screenprints, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, images 26 ½ x 28 Ό”, sheets 28 x 29 Ύ”, Cirrus Editions, all in good condition. (3)  $100/200

 

 

 

43

S. Hayakawa (20th Century) Japanese/ American (three)

VARIATIONS, three color screenprints, each signed in pencil and inscribed “proof”, images 24 ½ x 20”, sheets 26 x 22” & 28 ½ x 22 ½”, one with some a few scuffs lower left edge, otherwise in good condition. (3)  $100/200

 

 

 

44

Andoe Hiroshige (1797-1858) Japanese (two)

TOKAIDO ROAD SERIES I, 1847-52, two of the same color woodblock prints, each with character and publishers stamps, sheets 7 Ό x 10” & 7 x 9 ½”, one with some discoloration spots in the sky, the other faded, otherwise both in good condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

45

Hodeishi (20th Century) Japanese

GEIDAR, 1967, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 10, image 23 x 18”, sheet 28 ½ x 22 ½”, mild discoloration: strongest at upper sheet edge, a few soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

46

Yasno Homma (20th Century) Japanese

STONE JIZO, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 12 x 17 ½”, sheet 15 ½ x 20 ½”, discoloration and roughness in margins, soft creases, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

47

Mitue Honma (20th Century) Japanese

SPRING GARDEN, woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 15 x 21”, sheet 16 x 24”, stray printers ink and soft handling creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

48

Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) Japanese

LIGHT, 1960, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, character stamp lower left, image 7 ½ x 8 Ύ”, sheet 9 x 10 Ό”, some creases upper right corner, tiny discoloration mark lower left corner, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

49

Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979) Japanese

EARLY SPRING, 1974, color woodblock print with gold ink, signed in pencil, character stamp lower right, image 9 ½ x 7”, sheet 11 ½ x 9 Ό”, in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

50

Joichi Hoshi (b. 1913) Japanese

RED, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 100, image 3 ½ x 3 ½”, sheet 7 x 5 ½”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

51

Masuo Ikeda (1934-1997) Japanese

CIRCLES AND WAVES, GREEN AND BLACK, c.1959, color etching, signed in pencil, image 4 Ύ x 7”, sheet 9 x 11”, soft handling creases, smudges, otherwise in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

52

Masuo Ikeda (1934-1997) Japanese

BEAST, 1957, etching, signed in pencil, image 3 Ό x 6 ½”, sheet 6 Ό x 9 Ό”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

53

Masuo Ikeda (1934-1997) Japanese

LOVE’S KISS, c.1955, etching, signed in purple pencil, image 2 ½ x 3 ½”, sheet 5 x 7 ½”, small spot lower left margin, otherwise in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

54

Masuo Ikeda (1934-1997) Japanese

EYES AND EARS, c.1955, etching, signed in ink, image 3 ½ x 2 Ύ”, sheet 5 Ύ x 5”, couple smudges in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

55

Shuzo Ikeda (b. 1922) Japanese

FORTUNE TELLER, 1962, color woodblock print, signed in white ink, image 12 x 19 ½”, sheet 13 ½ x 21 ½”, crease in upper left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

56

Shuzo Ikeda (b. 1922) Japanese

FALL IN, 1966, color woodblock print, signed in white ink, from the numbered edition 70, image 16 x 22”, sheet 17 ½ x 24”, pale discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

57

Tomoo Inagaki (1902-1980) Japanese

NIGHT PROWL OF CATS, 1960, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 15 ½ x 35”, full margins, in good condition.  $800/1200

 

 

 

58

Tomoo Inagaki (1902-1980) Japanese

CHRYSANTHEMUMS, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 210, image 17 x 13”, sheet 19 ½ x 15”, a little bit of roughness in the margins, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

59

Michi Itami (20th Century) Japanese/ American

MISSLIU, 1978, aquatint etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 25, image 17 x 22”, sheet 22 x 30”, in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

60

Michi Itami (20th Century) Japanese/ American

HIYAKA, 1980, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 25, image 9 x 6”, sheet 16 x 11”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

61

Michi Itami (20th Century) Japanese/ American (three)

SHIZUKASA, 1977; ASAKAZE, 1979; TANE, 1976, three color etchings on thin japan paper hinged to larger sheets of BFK Rives paper, each signed in pencil from the numbered editions of 25, sheets 22 ½ x 29 Ύ”, latter two the hinges are showing through from verso to recto, otherwise all in good condition. (3)  $100/200

 

 

 

62

Kiyoshi Iwata (b. 1940) Japanese

TOMORROW’S DREAM, color woodblock print with mica, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 60, image 12 x 14”, sheet 16 x 18”, a few small minor tape stains verso extreme edge, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

63

Kiyoshi Iwata (b. 1940) Japanese

HANGA, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, sheet 25 x 18”, soft handling creases, hinges on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

64

Shigeru Izumi (20th Century) Japanese

GREEN & PURPLE SKY, color etching, from the numbered edition 20, image 12 x 18”, sheet 18 x 24 ½”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

65

James Jean (b. 1979) Taiwanese/ Californian (two)

LIBER NOVUS, color archival pigment print with palladium leaf highlights, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 20 x 16”, with full margins; Jonathan LeVine Gallery, 2009, exhibition announcement with folds as issued, sheet 17 x 11”, both in good condition. (2)  $100/150

 

 

 

66

Hiroshi Kabe (b. 1926) Japanese

TITLED, 1970, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 11 x 8 ½”, sheet 14 ½ x 10 Ύ”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

67

Yoshi Kanamori (b. 1922) Japanese

MOUNTAINS & BUTTERFLIES, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 9 x 6”, sheet 10 ½ x 7 Ύ”, some old paper hinges in upper right and left corners recto, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

68

Yoshi Kanamori (b. 1922) Japanese

MOUNTAIN LAKE FLYING FEATHER, NO. 13, color woodblock print on Japanese paper, signed in pencil, character stamps lower right, from the numbered edition 50, image 24 x 17 ½”, sheet 25 ½ x 18 ½”, crinkles mainly in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

69

Matsumi Kanemitsu (b. 1922) American

CIRCLE COMPOSITION, 1976, color lithograph, signed in white pencil, from the numbered edition 30, sheet 30 x 22”, in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

70

Matsumi Kanemitsu (b. 1922) American

BLUE & PURPLE COMPOSITION, 1975, color lithograph, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, sheet 30 x 22”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

71

Mika Katayama (b. 1935) Japanese

UP, DOWN, AROUND, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 14 x 17 ½”, sheet 19 x 24”, remnants of paper hinges on verso, some finger prints and soft handling creases in the margins, otherwise, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

72

Mika Katayama (b. 1935) Japanese

HINO ATARU TOKI, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 17 ½ x 14”, sheet 24 Ύ x 17 ½”, remnants of paper hinges on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

73

Kiyomi Kato (b. 1931) Japanese

WALL CLOCK, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 13 Ύ x 9”, sheet 18 ½ x 13”, some soft handling creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

74

Yukio Katsuda (b. 1941) Japanese

CAMELLIA, 1977, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the edition of 10 artist’s proofs, image 9 x 6 ½”, sheet 12 Ύ x 9 Ό”, some stray printer’s ink in left margin, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

75

Yukio Katsuda (b. 1941) Japanese

SHIKAKAWA VILLAGE, 1973, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, image 9 ½ x 14 Ό”, sheet 12 ½ x 18 ½”, discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

76

Yukio Katsuda (b. 1941) Japanese

HOLLY HOCK, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the edition artist’s proof 7, image 17 x 12”, sheet 25 x 18 ½”, creases and soft handling creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

77

Kaoru Kawano (1916-1965) Japanese

SACRED CRANE, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamp lower right, image 14 Ύ x 9”, sheet 17 x 11 Ό”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

78

Takeshi Kawashima (b. 1930) Japanese

RED ON BLUE & PURPLE, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 40, image 26 ½ x 20”, sheet 30 x 22”, hinges on verso, small soft handling crease lower right corner margin, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

79

Takeshi Kawashima (b. 1930) Japanese

SPRING, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 40, image 18 x 13 ½”, sheet 22 ½ x 17 ½”, printer’s crease lower center mainly visible from verso, crease in upper left margin, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

80

Takeshi Kawashima (b. 1930) Japanese (two)

54-A; 54-B, 1975, two color screenprints, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50, image 5 x 5 Ύ”, sheet 7 ½ x 7 Ύ”, both in good condition. (2)  $40/80

 

 

 

81

Elizabeth Keith (1887-1956) Scotland/ Japan

OUTSIDE THE WALL, MANILLA, color woodblock print, signed in red pencil and stamped lower right, image 8 ½ x 13”, sheet 9 ½ x 14”, some discoloration recto and verso, otherwise in good condition.  $500/1500

 

 

 

82

Sho Kidokoro (1934-1988) Japanese

SEA METAMORPHOSIS I, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 10, image 31 Ό x 22”, sheet 36 Ύ x 26”, paper separation upper right sheet edge, some creases and mild discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

83

Sho Kidokoro (1934-1988) Japanese

MARIA III, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 7 x 13 Ό”, 11 Ό x 18 Ό”, a few handling creases and pale toning, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

84

Morimoto Kikuko (20th Century) Japanese

LOVE, etching, signed in pencil, numbered 15 from the edition of 20, image 4 ½ x 6”, sheet 7 ½ x 11”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

85

Morimoto Kikuko (20th Century) Japanese

LOVE, etching, signed in pencil, numbered 19 from the edition of 20, image 4 ½ x 6”, sheet 7 ½ x 11”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

86

Kosuke Kimura (b. 1936) Japanese

MEMORY, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 60, image 12 x 18 ½”, sheet 15 x 22”, a few printer’s ink speckles in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

87

Risaburo Kimura (b. 1924) Japanese

ASTEROID, 1970, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 120, sheet 18 ½ x 26 Ύ”, in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

88

Kiyoko (5) & Another (20th century Japanese) (six)

VARIOUS, 1974, five Sumi ink brush paintings on paper, each signed and dated, sizes 31 x 24” to 26 Ό x 20 Ό”, one with some small discoloration and the smallest with speckles, otherwise in good studio condition; Together with Artist Unidentified UNTITLED, ink wash on paper, 18 x 13”, character stamp lower left, some creases, otherwise in good studio condition. (6)  $200/400

 

 

 

89

Noniko Kiyotsuka (Kiyozuka) (b. 1940) Japanese

A SHORT DAY, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 16 x 18 ½”, sheet 21 x 26”, pale discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

90

Nobuko Koike (b. 1937) Japanese

FLOWER CART, 1973, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 11 ½ x 5 Ύ”, sheet 15 Ύ x 9 Ό”, one soft crease in upper left margin, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

91

Nobuko Koike (b. 1937) Japanese

FORREST, 1975, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 7 ½ x 11 ½”, sheet 11 Ύ x 15 ½”, a few soft handling creases and soft corner creased in margin, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

92

Tsuchiya Koitsu (1879-1949) Japanese

MARUYAMA PARK, 1937, color woodblock print, with character stamps and publishers, image 15 ½ x 10”, sheet 16 Ύ x 11 Ό”, extremely pale discoloration in the upper margin, otherwise good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

93

Tetsuro Komai (1920-1976) Japanese

A LITTLE BUG IN THE GARDEN, C.1960, copper plate color etching and aquatint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 19 Ύ x 12 Ύ”, sheet 11 ½ x 8 Ύ”, a few creases and soft handling creases in margins, discoloration bands in lower margin, otherwise in good condition. Komai played a significant role in using the copper plate as a distinctive print form in Japan. Several of his works are in the Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo.  $2000/4000

 

 

 

94

Tetsuro Komai (1920-1976) Japanese

APPARITION, 1961, copper plate color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 7 Ό x 3 ½”, sheet 13 x 10”, some pale discoloration, otherwise in good condition. Komai played a significant role using the copper plate as a distinctive print form in Japan. Several of his works are in the Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

95

Seiichiro Konishi (b. 1919) Japanese (two)

SANNENZAKA; SHIMABARA GATE, two color woodblock prints, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 500, image 7 x 5 ½”, sheet 8 ½ x 7”, both in good condition. (2)  $80/120

 

 

 

96

Ryuji Kosaka (1912-1972) Japanese

STREAM & STONES, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, image 23 x 17”, sheet 25 x 19”, discoloration, small loss at upper left corner margin, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

97

Goro Kumagai (b. 1932) Japanese

GLORY ON THE BLOCK, c.1970, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 75, image 22 x 16”, sheet 24 x 18”, quarter inch tear at lower sheet edge and discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

98

Kenji Kusaka (b. 1936) Japanese

NO. 3, 1974, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 40, image 20 Ό x 20 ½”, sheet 23 Ύ x 24 Ό”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

99

Kenji Kusaka (b. 1936) Japanese

#69-23, 1969, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 40, image 30 ½ x 20 ½” oval, sheet 34 Ό x 24 ½”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

100

Kae Jung Kwak (20th Century) Korean

BUNNIES, c.1970, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, image 5 x 7 Ύ”, sheet 7 Ό x 9 Ό”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

101

Liao Shiou Ping (Xiuping) (b. 1936) Chinese

FLOWER/ROCK, 1984, color woodblock print and etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50, artist blind stamp lower right, image 19 x 13”, sheet 26 x 20”, in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

102

Liao Shiou Ping (Xiuping) (b. 1936) Chinese

ROCK GARDEN II, 1984, color woodblock print and etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 35, artist blind stamp lower right, image 23 x 18”, sheet 28 x 22”, in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

103

Toru Mabuchi (1920-1994) Japanese

PERSIMMON AND PEAR, 1962, color woodblock print, inscribed in pencil lower left, dated lower right, from the numbered edition 100, image 22 x 16”, sheet 24 ½ x 18 ½”, discoloration and speckling in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

104

Haku Maki (b. 1924) Japanese

POEM 71-4, color intaglio, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 151, image 6 ½ x 4 ½”, sheet 8 ½ x 5 Ύ”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

105

Haku Maki (b. 1924) Japanese

POEM 70-80, color intaglio, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 151, image 6 ½ x 4 Ό”, sheet 7 ½ x 5”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

106

Haku Maki (b. 1924) Japanese

POEM 69-46, color intaglio, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 201, image 7 Ύ x 5 ½”, sheet 8 Ύ x 6 Ύ”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

107

Haku Maki (b. 1924) Japanese

POEM 70-71, color intaglio, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 201, image 6 ½ x 4 Ύ”, sheet 8 Ύ x 5 Ύ”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

108

Murai Masanari (1905-1999) Japanese

PINK & YELLOW COMPOSITION, 1966, color lithograph, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 40, image 23 x 18”, sheet 23 x 18”, in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

109

Murai Masanari (1905-1999) Japanese

BLUE YELLOW & BLACK COMPOSITION, 1957, color lithograph, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 39, image 21 ½ x 16”, sheet 25 x 18”, mild discoloration in margins, some of the colors possibly attenuated, otherwise in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

110

Akira Matsumoto (b. 1936) Japanese

TITLED, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 20 Ό x 18”, sheet 22 Ύ x 20”, toning in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

111

Akira Matsumoto (b. 1936) Japanese

EVENING PAPERS, 1965, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 33 ½ x 23”, sheet 40 Ό x 26”, the margins are toned and brittle from age, image in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

112

Tosiyuki Matuoka (20th Century) Japanese

MOON ON THE LAKE, 1965, color woodblock print, signed and dated in pencil, image 8 x 12 ½”, sheet 10 x 14”, small skin mark from old hinges in corners on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

113

Tosiyuki Matuoka (20th Century) Japanese

DOGS AT RIVER BANK, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 15, image 18 ½ x 12 ½”, sheet 21 x 14 ½”, one quarter inch tear upper sheet edge, some creases and stray printer’s ink spots in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

114

Mia (20th/ 21st Century)

SLEEPING BEAUTY, color giclee, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 25, image 16 ½ x 22, full margins, in good condition.  $50/100

 

 

 

115

Zoren Gold & Minori (20th/ 21st Century) German & Japanese

OBJECTS THAT DREAM, 2007, color inkjet print, from the edition artist’s proof 3, image 11 x 14’, framed, in apparently good studio condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

116

Eiichi Mitsui (b. 1920) Japanese

TOWN OF THE TREE, 1966, color lithograph, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 25, image 17 x 20 ½”, sheet 19 Ύ x 25 ½”, JAA blind stamp lower left, a few smudges, a few soft handling creases, mild toning, otherwise in good condition. A rare print by the deaf ceramicist aka Tamekichi III.  $100/200

 

 

 

117

Tokio Miyashita (1930-2011) Japanese (three)

STREAM; PANIC, two color etchings, each signed in pencil, from the numbered editions 35, images 8 ½ x 5 ½”, sheets 10 x 6 Ύ”; FOUR WINDOWS, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 80, image 10 Ύ x 7”, sheet 13 ½ x 10”, all in good condition. (3)  $200/300

 

 

 

118

Tokio Miyashita (1930-2011) Japanese

WORK V-6, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 35, image 20 ½ x 14”, sheet 27 x 20”, a few speckles in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

119

Tokio Miyashita (1930-2011) Japanese

GREEN LANDSCAPE, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 70, image 17 ½ x 11”, sheet 20 x 13 ½”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

120

Tokio Miyashita (1930-2011) Japanese (three)

MINI PRINTS Y, B & G, three color etchings, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50, images 1 Ύ x 3”, 2 ½ x 1 ½”, 1 Ύ x 1 ½”, sheets 6 Ύ x 5”, all in good condition. (3)  $100/200

 

 

 

121

Tokio Miyashita (1930-2011) Japanese (three)

MAY; AUTUMN; CLEAR DAY, three color etchings, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 35, images 8 x 5 Ό”, sheets 9 x 5 Ό”, 10 Ό, 6 Ύ”, & 10 x 7”, all in good condition. (3)  $200/300

 

 

 

122

Rokushu Mizufune (1912-1980) Japanese

MELON & BOTTLE, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 10 ½ x 15”, sheet 13 x 17”, some printer’s creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

123

Yoshitoshi Mori (1898-1992) Japanese

PROCESSION, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamp lower right, image 10 ½ x 14”, sheet 12 x 16 ½”, a few soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

124

Yoshitoshi Mori (1898-1992) Japanese

WARRIOR, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamp lower right, image 14 ½ x 10 ½”, sheet 16 ½ x 12”, a few soft handling creases, some pale discoloration, crinkling in upper and lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

125

Yoshitoshi Mori (1898-1992) Japanese

CARRIAGE, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, image 12 ½ x 11”, sheet 16 ½ x 12”, in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

126

Yoshitoshi Mori (1898-1992) Japanese

GEISHA, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamp lower right, image 15 x 10”, sheet 16 ½ x 12”, small crinkle in upper left corner, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

127

Osamu Morozumi (b. 1949) Japanese

NO. 56, woodblock, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 60, image 24 x 18 Ό”, sheet 39 Ύ x 25”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

128

Kiyoshi Nagai (1911-1984) Japanese

THE GREEN SHADE, 1971, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from numbered edition of 252, image 10 x 14 ½”, sheet 12 ½ x 19 ½”, smudges and light roughness in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

129

Kiyoshi Nagai (1911-1984) Japanese

SAND GLASS, 1969, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamp lower right, image 14 ½ x 10”, sheet 19 x 12 ½”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

130

Yoshio Nakamura (20th Century) Japanese

COMPOSITION B, 1964, woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 21 Ό x 14”, sheet 26 x 20”, handling creases and minor soiling in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

131

Yoshio Nakamura (20th Century) Japanese

NORTHWEST COAST INDIAN BIRD NO. 1, c.1964, woodblock print on Japanese paper, signed in pencil, form the numbered edition 25, image 20 x 16”, sheet 24 ½ x 19 ½”, a few creases, faint toning at sheet edges, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

132

Katsuyuki Nishijima (b. 1945) Japanese

INN AT FUSHIMI, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamps lower right, from the numbered edition 500, image 11 x 15 ½”, sheet 13 ½ x 18”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

133

Katsuyuki Nishijima (b. 1945) Japanese

ROW OF HOUSES AT KIYAMCHI, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamps lower right, image 11 x 15 ½”, sheet 13 ½ x 18”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

134

Katsuyuki Nishijima (b. 1945) Japanese

FAN SHOP AT ROKKAKIN, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamps lower right, from the numbered edition 500, image 11 x 15 ½”, sheet 13 ½ x 18”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

135

Ken Nishibori (20th Century) Japanese

BUDDHA III, 1966, pigment on paper, signed in pencil, character stamps lower right, image 11 x 7”, sheet 15 ½ x 10 ½”, soft creases, crease lower left corner, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

136

Shinjiro Nozaki (b. 1923) Japanese (three)

74-5; 73-5; 73-3, three color screenprints, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 120 & 130, images 6 x 4” & 5 Ύ x 4”, sheets 10 x 7 ½” & 9 Ό x 7”, all in good condition. (3)  $100/200

 

 

 

137

Tetsuo Ochikubo (1923-1975) Hawaiian

UNTITLED, 1960, color lithograph, signed and dated in pencil and inscribed 9-11, sheet 15 Ό x 19 Ύ”, minor toning and discoloration, otherwise in good condition.  $500/800

 

 

 

138

Mayumi Oda (b. 1941) Japanese

GODDESS IS COMING TO YOU. CAN YOU COME TO HER, color woodblock on Japan paper, signed in pencil, from the numbered 175, sheet 36 x 24 Ό”, framed, some crinkling at upper sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

139

Masao Ohba (b. 1928) Japanese

OWL TREE, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 160, sheet 7 ½ x 5 Ό”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

140

Shogo Okamoto (1920-2001) Japanese

TREES, 1976, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 150, image 5 x 3 ½”, sheet 7 x 5”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

141

Yuta Onoda (20th/ 21st Century) Japan

GIRL WITH TURTLES, color giclee, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 25, image 10 x 15”, with full margins, in good condition.  $20/40

 

 

 

142

Toshinobu Onosato (1912-1986) Japanese

CIRCLES I, 1970, color screenprint, signed in pencil on verso, from the numbered edition of 200, image 4 x 6”, sheet 8 x 10”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

143

Toshinobu Onosato (1912-1986) Japanese

CIRCLES II, 1970, color screenprint, signed in pencil on verso, from the numbered edition of 200, image 4 x 6”, sheet 8 x 10”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

144

Nathan Ota (20th/ 21st Century) (four)

MACHINE WITH LAVENDER SKY; JACK IN THE BOX, two of each, each a color giclee, signed in pencil and inscribed artist’B proof, images 13 ½ x 10” and 12 ½ x 10”, all with full margins, all in good condition. (4)  $80/120

 

 

 

145

Chris Van Otterloo (b. 1950) Netherlands

BIRCH TREES, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 60, image 2 Ό x 3 Ό”, sheet 6 x 7 Ό”, in good condition. Otterloo was a student of Ryohei Tanaka.  $60/90

 

 

 

146

Portfolio: Seven Samurai and the Bicentennial

The portfolio of six (of seven) color prints by contemporary Japanese artists in celebration of the United States two hundredth birthday, 1976, artists include: Yoshio Sekine (screenprint), Shigeru Taniguchi (lithograph), Reika Iwami (woodblock), Katsuro Yoshida (photo etching), Tsuyoshi Yayanagi (screenprint), and Toshimatsu Kuremoto (screenprint), from the numbered edition of 200, sheets 13 Ό x 17 Ό”, the Iwami, Yoshida, and Yayanagi with some toning from storage, with text sheet and portfolio case, portfolio case has mild discoloration and wear, otherwise in good condition.  $500/800

 

 

 

147

Koichi Sakamoto (b. 1932) Japanese

WINTER HOME, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 70, image 4 x 4 ½”, sheet 6 Ύ x 10 Ό”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

148

Nabuo Satoh (1926-2005) Japanese (five)

STEAM; LIGHTHOUSE; RAIN; TREES, four etchings, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50, images 5 Ύ x 1 Ύ”, sheet 9 Ύ x 5 ½”, all in good condition; together with Nobuo Sato PEA PODS, color intaglio, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 100, image 4 x 4 Ό”, sheet 8 ½ x 8 Ύ”, in good condition. (5)  $100/200

 

 

 

149

Jun’ichiro-Sekino (1914-1988) Japanese

PORTRAIT OF THE POET, 1975 color woodblock print on artist watermarked paper, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 128, image 18 x 13”, sheet 22 x 17”, some small stray printers ink in the margins, otherwise in good condition. A fine example of a very scarce print. $1000/2000

 

 

 

150

Shark Toof (20th/ 21st Century) Chinese/Californian

UNTITLED, 2011, original spray painting and graffiti tagging over color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 30, stamped and numbered on the verso, sheet 26 x 20”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

151

Eiichi Shibuya (b. 1928) Japanese

FISH AT A LOSS, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 19 x 14”, sheet 26 x 20”, brown paper tape around edges recto, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

152

Eiichi Shibuya (b. 1928) Japanese

CIRCUS, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 23 ½ x 17 ½”, sheet 30 x 22 ½”, brown paper tape around edges of recto, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

153

Tamami Shima (b. 1937) Japanese

HORSES IN GREEN, 1964, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, form the numbered edition 100, image 21 x 12 ½”, sheet 23 x 14 ½”, a few creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

154

Tamami Shima (b. 1937) Japanese

HORSES IN FENCE, 1961, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, image 14 x 21”, sheet 16 ½ x 23”, has some stray printers ink and small discoloration spots in margin, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

155

Takumi Shinagawa (1908-2009) Japanese

WALTZ NO. 7, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 14 x 20 ½”, sheet 17 ½ x 23 Ό”, pale discoloration upper margins, a few soft handling creases, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

156

Toko Shinoda (b. 1913) Japanese

FLIGHT, color lithograph, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50, printed by Kimura blind stamp lower right, image 16 x 22”, sheet 21 x 28”, in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

157

Jeana Sohn (20th/ 21st Century) (four)

UNDERWATER SCENE, four of the same, each a color giclee, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 7 x 7”, with full margins, all in good condition. (4)  $60/90

 

 

 

158

Mitsuaki Sora (b. 1933) Japanese (two)

COLOR TEST I & II, 1973, two color woodblock prints, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 80, sheet 9 x 6 Ό”, in good condition. (2)  $80/120

 

 

 

159

Mitsuaki Sora (b. 1933) Japanese

TITLED, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 30 ½ x 21 ½”, sheet 36 ½ x 25 Ό”, a few creases and soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

160

Kumi Sugai (1919-1996) Japanese

BLUE, RED & MOONS, 1969, color lithograph, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, image 24 x 18”, sheet 26 x 20”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

161

Kazutoshi Sugiura (b. 1938) Japanese

PERSIMMON, 1977, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, image 7 x 9 Ύ”, sheet 9 ½ x 14 Ύ”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

162

Kazutoshi Sugiura (b. 1938) Japanese

ROSE, 1977, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, image 9 ½ x 7”, sheet 14 Ύ x 9 ½”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

163

Hiroyuki Tajima (1911-1984) Japanese

BLUE STRATUM, 1969, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50 image 19 x 13 Ό”, sheet 24 x 18 ½”, printers creases in margins, two paper hinges on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

164

Hiroyuki Tajima (1911-1984) Japanese

WORKS YELLOW, 1976, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50 image 22 ½ x 18”, sheet 25 x 19 ½”, printers creases in margins, two paper hinges on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

165

Taeko Takabe (b. 1941) Japanese (two)

BLUE SCRIBBLES; YELLOW HUG, two color etchings, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 30 & 50, images 6 x 6 Ό” & 7 x 4 Ύ”, sheets 9 Ύ x 8 Ό” & 11 x 8”, both in good condition. (2)  $80/120

 

 

 

166

Taeko Takabe (b. 1941) Japanese

RED BALL, BLACK SPHERE, c.1970, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50, sheet 38 x 23”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

167

Shiro Takagi (1934-1998) Japanese

GUITAR, 1965, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 14 x 21”, sheet 16 x 23”, a couple of small creases at right sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

168

Isao Takahashi (b. 1941) Japanese

HOME TOWN REFLECTED IN THE WATER, 1975, color woodblock with screenprint, signed in pencil, image 7 Ύ x 7 Ύ”, sheet 12 x 12”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

169

Isao Takahashi (b. 1941) Japanese

HOME TOWN, 1975, color woodblock with screenprint, signed in pencil, image 7 Ύ x 7 Ύ”, sheet 12 x 12”, tiny pale discoloration lower left margin, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

170

Junko Takahashi aka Junk Chodos (b. 1939) Japanese

ON THE WATER, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 15 ½ x 14”, sheet 20 x 17 ½”, hinges on verso, some pale discoloration in extreme margin, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

171

Komei (Hiroaki) (Shotei) Takahashi (1871-1945) Japanese

FUJI FROM MIZUKUBO, 1936, color woodblock print, character and publishers stamps, published by Watanabe, sheet 10 Ό x 15 Ό”, soft handling creases, minor toning and discoloration, otherwise in good condition.  $500/700

 

 

 

172

Rikio Takahashi (1917-1999) Japanese (three)

WORKS I II & III, 1965, three color woodblock prints, each signed in pencil, from the edition of 50, sheets 9 Ό x 7”, all in good condition. (3)  $150/250

 

 

 

173

Rikio Takahashi (1917-1999) Japanese (two)

WORKS I & II, 1965, two color woodblock prints, each signed in pencil, from the edition of 50, sheets 9 Ό x 7”, both in good condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

174

Rikio Takahashi (1917-1999) Japanese

YOUNG SEA, 1966, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, sheet 18 x 32”, some creases, pale discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

175

Rikio Takahashi (1917-1999) Japanese

VILLAGI (Z), 1965, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, sheet 32 ½ x 18 Ό”, deckled left edge, in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

176

Rikio Takahashi (1917-1999) Japanese

GARDEN, 1974, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 16, sheet 23 Ύ x 37”, some minor discoloration lower right corner, otherwise in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

177

Hibo Takatsuki (20th Century) Japanese

MY MEMORY, 1970, lithograph, signed and dated in pencil on verso, edition of 11, sheet 14 x 17”, in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

178

Yutaka Takayanagi (b. 1941) Japanese

BLUE FOCUS/ SHADOW YELLOW, 1975, color etching and intaglio, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 18 x 24”, sheet 20 x 25 ½”, pale toning at left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

179

Yutaka Takayanagi (b. 1941) Japanese

VIOLETS PURE BLUES, 1976, color etching and intaglio, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 18 x 23”, sheet 20 x 25 ½”, a little discoloration at sheet edges, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

180

Ryohei Tanaka (b. 1933) Japanese

STONE FACE, 1975, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 100, image 5 x 3 Ύ”, sheet 9 Ό x 7 Ύ”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

181

Ryohei Tanaka (b. 1933) Japanese

BEETLE, 1968, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 100, image 4 Ό x 3”, sheet 10 Ό x 8 Ό”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

182

Ryohei Tanaka (b. 1933) Japanese

FALLEN LEAF, 1977, etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 150, image 4 x 2 Ύ”, sheet 8 x 6”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

183

Textile stencil

KIMONO DESIGN, mesh stencil with paper margins, 17 Ό x 20 Ύ”, inscribed no 26 lower left with other inscriptions on the verso, matted, in good condition.  $20/40

 

 

 

184

Junko Tochigi (b. 1932) Japanese

TITLED, 1967, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 30 x 21 ½”, sheet 34 x 24”, minor pale discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

185

Junko Tochigi (b. 1932) Japanese

TITLED, 1966, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 32 x 21 ½”, sheet 35 x 24”, extremely pale toning in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

186

Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936) Japanese

TITLED, 1976, woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 30 x 23 Ύ, sheet 34 ½ x 26 ½”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

187

Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936) Japanese

FAN DESIGN, UME HAYASHI, 1978, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 10 ½ x 21”, sheet 12 ½ x 24”, hinges on verso, soft handling creases in the margins, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

188

Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936) Japanese

FAN DESIGN, KIMI NARIKI, 1978, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 10 ½ x 21”, sheet 12 ½ x 24”, hinges on verso, soft handling creases in the margins, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

189

Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936) Japanese

FAN DESIGN, SHIRAHAE, 1978, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 10 ½ x 21”, sheet 12 ½ x 24”, hinges on verso, soft handling creases in the margins, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

190

Hiroshi Tomihari (b. 1936) Japanese

FAN DESIGN, FUYU NUKUSHI, 1978, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 10 ½ x 21”, sheet 12 ½ x 24”, hinges on verso, soft handling creases in the margins, otherwise in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

191

Fumio Tomita (b. 1934) Japanese

CIRCLES AND SQUARES, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 10 Ό x 10 Ό”, sheet 18 Ύ x 15 Ό”, quarter inch tear left sheet edge and soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

192

Genshichi Tsukagoshi (b. 1922) Japanese (two)

G & N, 1972, two color screenprints, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 60, images 6 Ύ x 3 ½” & 6 Ύ x 4 ½”, sheet 8 ½ x 6”, in good condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

193

Noboru Tsurutani (1940-2007) Japanese (two)

WORK NO. 44; WORK NO. 45, 1971, two color screenprints, each signed in pencil, from the numbered editions 50, sheets 28 ½ x 22 ½”, both framed with glass, one with extremely pale discoloration in the upper left margin, otherwise both in apparently good condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

194

Ansei Uchima (1921-2000) Japanese

SNOW, MOON, FLOWER, 1960, color woodblock, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 200, image 14 x 20”, sheet 18 x 24”, creases and soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

195

Ansei Uchima (1921-2000) Japanese

SILVERY FLOW, 1966, color soft ground etching, signed in pencil, artist’s proof aside from a numbered edition, image 14 x 8 ½”, sheet 24 x 18”, soft handling creases, hinge stain on recto, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

196

Masakaysu Ueda (b. 1920) Japanese

HORNS #1, etching, signed in pencil and inscribed artist proof no. 1, image 11 x 12”, sheet 13 x 16”, three small linen hinges on upper verso sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

197

Masakaysu Ueda (b. 1920) Japanese

BLINK, etching, signed in pencil and inscribed artist proof no. 1, image 11 x 15 Ό”, sheet 12 ½ x 17 ½”, three small linen hinges on upper verso sheet edge, some pale discoloration in margin, light smudges, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

198

Urban Medium (20th/ 21st Century)

NINJA SHOW, 2005, acrylic painting on inked paper mounted to wood, signed and dated lower right, signed dated and titled on verso, 30 x 23”, in good studio condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

199

Kenji Ushiku (b. 1922) Japanese (two)

BIRDS IN NEST; VASE, two color etchings, each signed in pencil and from the numbered edition 125, the first image 16 x 9” & sheet 19 ½ x 12 ½”; the second image 4 x 3” & sheet 6 x 4”, the first with crease at the right sheet edge, otherwise both in good condition. (2)  $80/120

 

 

 

200

Edwin Ushiro (20th/ 21st Century) Hawaiian (eight)

GIRL & KITTEN, seven of the same, each a color giclee, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 25, image 12 Ύ x 10”; GIRL IN FORREST, color giclee, signed in pencil and inscribed artist’s proof, image 11 x 8 ½”, all in good condition. (8)  $150/200

 

 

 

201

Ito Wako (b. 1945) Japanese

JUG, color mezzotint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 75, image 14 Ό x 9”, sheet 18 Ό x 12 ½”, hinge skinning on verso and faint toning in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

202

Ito Wako (b. 1945) Japanese

FRUIT, color mezzotint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 75, image 14 Ό x 15 Ύ”, sheet 18 ½ x 21 Ό”, pale toning in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

203

Sadao Watanabe (1913-1996) Japanese

THE RISING OF LAZARUS, 1963, color Japanese stencil print on handmade paper, signed in white ink, from the numbered edition 50, image 21 x 17 ½”, sheet 26 ½ x 23”, old archival hinges at sheet edge on verso, otherwise in good condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

204

Yuji Watanabe (b. 1941) Japanese

TITLED, 1970, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 20, image 31 Ό x 23 ½”, sheet 33 Ύ x 24 Ύ”, small surface rub lower left margin, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

205

Junsuke Watarai (b. 1936) Japan

BIRD, color etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 100, image 4 Ύ x 4”, sheet 9 Ό x 6 Ό”, in good condition.  $40/80

 

 

 

206

Hiro Yada (20th Century) Japanese (seven)

DIAMOND SHAPE, 1971, seven of the same color lithographs, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 30, sheets 20 x 28”, all in good condition. (7)  $300/500

 

 

 

207

Hiro Yada (20th Century) Japanese (seven)

RED, YELLOW, GREEN SHAPES ON BLUE, 1971, seven of the same color lithographs, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 30, sheets 20 x 28”, all in good condition. (7)  $300/500

 

 

 

208

Hiro Yada (20th Century) Japanese (eleven)

BLACK, RED, BLUE COMPOSITION, 1970, eleven of the same color lithographs, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 25, sheets 24 x 20”, all in good condition. (11)  $400/600

 

 

 

209

Hiro Yada (20th Century) Japanese (seventeen)

RED, YELLOW, BLUE ON BROWN, 1970, seventeen of the same color lithographs, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 25, sheets 28 x 22”, all in good condition. (17)  $600/800

 

 

 

210

Hiro Yada (20th Century) Japanese (two)

RED & GREY COMPOSITION, 1970, two of the same color lithographs, both signed in pencil, a printer’s proof and one from the numbered edition of 25, sheets 28 x 22”, both in good condition. (2)  $100/150

 

 

 

211

Hiro Yada (20th Century) Japanese (three)

RED & BLACK ON YELLOW & BLUE 1970, three of the same color lithographs, both signed in pencil, the B.A.T. (ready to print) and two from the numbered edition of 25, sheets 28 x 22”, both in good condition. (3)  $100/150

 

 

 

212

Hiro Yada (20th Century) Japanese (twenty-one)

THREE RED DIAMOND, 1970, twenty-one of the same color lithographs, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 25, sheet 28 x 22”, all in good condition. (21)  $700/900

 

 

 

213

Susumu Yamaguchi (1897-1983) Japanese

SUSUMU (INA BUSHI DANCE), 1960, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 11 ½ x 15”, sheet 13 x 16 ½”, crease lower left, pale toning and light roughness in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

214

Susumu Yamaguchi (1897-1983) Japanese

MOUNT LAKEVIEW, 1952, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, character stamp lower left, image 17 x 23”, sheet 18 x 24”, some pale discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

215

Gen Yamanaka (b. 1954) Japanese

STAR GAZING, 1983, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, artist’s proof, image 19 ½ x 14”, sheet 24 ½ x 18 ½”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

216

Ryojiro Yamanaka (20th Century) Japanese

THE SEA, 1976, watercolor? on paper, image 29 x 17”, sheet 32 x 20 ½”, signed or initialed lower right, dated lower left, artist’s name and title inscribed in pencil on verso, recto perimeter glued to mat in the margins, otherwise in good studio condition. Acquired from the Shino Gallery Los Angeles.  $40/80

 

 

 

217

Akio Yamao (b. 1933) Japanese (three)

TIGER; COW; RAM, 1978, three etching, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 150, images 2 Ό x 2 Ό”, sheets 4 Ύ x 6”, all in good condition. (3)  $150/250

 

 

 

218

Akio Yamao (b. 1933) Japanese (four)

HORSE FACING LEFT; HORSE FACING RIGHT; FLOWER AND ROPE; LION, 1974-78, four etching, each signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 100 & 130, three images 2 Ό x 2 Ό” & 3 ½ x 4 Ό”, three sheets 4 x 6” & 6 Ό x 8 Ό”, all in good condition. (4)  $200/300

 

 

 

219

Tsuyoshi Yayanagi (b. 1933) Japanese

L’AMOUR, 1972, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 70, image 8 Ύ x 8 Ύ”, sheet 11 Ό x 11 Ό”, in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

220

Tsuyoshi Yayanagi (b. 1933) Japanese

HOMME DANS LE GLOBE, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 70, image 8 Ύ x 8 Ύ”, sheet 11 Ό x 11 Ό”, in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

221

Yei Fong Dew (20th Century)

WHITHER, 1975, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 11 x 15”, sheet 12 Ύ x 19 Ύ”, tiny pinholes in upper margin, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

222

Tomoe Yokoi (b. 1943) Japanese

APPLE, color mezzotint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, published by HMK, blind stamp lower right, image 11 ½ x 11 ½”, sheet 25 ½ x 19 ½”, a few soft handling creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

223

Tomoe Yokoi (b. 1943) Japanese

STILL LIFE WITH ORANGE AND SHEET MUSIC, color mezzotint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 150, image 11 Ύ x 13 Ύ”, full margins, framed, in apparently good condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

224

Chizuko Yoshida (b. 1924) Japanese

CIRCLES NO. 7, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50, image 23 x 17”, sheet 26 x 20”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

225

Chizuko Yoshida (b. 1924) Japanese

BUBBLES, 1966, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition of 50, image 22 x 17”, sheet 26 x 19”, some discoloration, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

226

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

ANCIENT PEOPLE, 1956, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, sheet 22 Ύ x 16 ½”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

227

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

STOP WATCH, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 22 Ό x 17 ½”, framed, in apparently good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

228

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

SOCCER BALL IN STREET, 1975, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 17 x 13”, sheet 20 ½ x 16”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

229

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

SUMMER MEN, 1962, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 16 ½ x 16 ½”, sheet 19 ½ x 19 ½”, in good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

230

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

MY TASMANIA FUTATSU, 1974, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 22 x 16”, sheet 25 ½ x 19”, mild toning at left edge, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

231

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

RULE, 1963, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 29 x 20”, sheet 32 x 23”, some minor discoloration on sheet edges from age, otherwise in good condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

232

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

MAIL BOX 322, 1975, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, image 13 x 8 Ύ”, sheet 16 x 11”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

233

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

CAMBRIDGE, 1974, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 17 x 13”, sheet 20 ½ x 16”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

234

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

MARLBORO, 1974, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 17 x 13”, sheet 21 x 16”, a few unobtrusive soft handling creases in the lower margin, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

235

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

HOME, 1974, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 22 x 16”, sheet 25 ½ x 18 ½”, mild toning at left edge, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

236

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

NONSENSE MYTHOLOGY, 1969, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 24 x 17”, sheet 28 x 21”, a few handling creases in the left margin, otherwise in good condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

237

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

HOME COUNTRY, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, image 4 x 4”, sheet 14 x 11”, in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

238

Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) Japanese

SIGNS, 1968, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 100, image 11 x 8”, sheet 14 Ό x 11”, pale toning in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

239

Masaji Yoshida (1917-1971) Japanese

SOUND OF MIND, 1967, color woodblock print with intaglio, signed in pencil, character stamps lower right, from the numbered edition 50, image 13 x 12”, sheet 23 ½ x 19 ½”, two small specks in lower image area, otherwise in good condition.  $60/90

 

 

 

240

Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) Japanese

IMPRESSION, 1958, woodblock print, signed in pencil, character stamp lower right, image 15 x 10”, sheet 16 x 11”, pinholes upper left and lower left in margins, and tape stains on verso sheet edges, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

241

Hideo Yoshihara (b. 1931) Japanese

ROAD OF NORTH, 1967, color lithograph and etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 10 x 14”, sheet 12 ½ x 20”, paper tape around perimeter edge recto, has a little pale speckling at right and left sheet edges, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

242

Hideo Yoshihara (b. 1931) Japanese

THE NIGHT, 1967, color lithograph and etching, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 30, image 15 x 11”, sheet 20 x 12 ½”, paper tape around perimeter edge recto and small dent lower center, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

243

Kimura Yoshihara (b. 1934) Japanese

WOOD AND BIRD, 1964, color woodblock print, signed in ink, from the numbered edition 80, image 11 Ό x 9”, sheet 14 ½ x 12”, creases, small tears, and discoloration in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

244

Rei Yuki (1928-2003) Japanese

SPLEEN, 1965, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 50, image 10 ½ x 2”, discoloration, stray printers ink and soft handling creases in margins, otherwise in good condition.  $80/120

 

 

 

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