Mayumi Oda. b. 1941 in Tokyo. "Chant of the Ocean Nautiles" and "Chant of the Ocean Conce" two complimenting artist proofs woodblock prints with gold and white ink printed in black paper. 17.5 x 25.5 inches and 29.25 x 42 inches with frame. No condition problems to note. According to her own biography Mayumi Oda is known to many as the ‘Matisse of Japan’, Mayumi Oda has done extensive work with female goddess imagery. From 1969 to the present, Mayumi has exhibited over 50 one-woman shows... Click for details
Japanese Contemporary Artwork by Yoshihiku Kaya
Beautiful mezzotint print of a black and blue night scene with a waning crescent moon behind Japanese primroses in bloom. Artist: Yoshihiku Kaya, edition 39/75. No condition problems to note.
Size: 8.5 x 4.25 inches and 20.25 x 14.25 inches with frame.
Japanese Contemporary Artwork by Tetsuya Noda
Tetsuya Noda, born 1940 in Kyushu. The art is a framed silkscreen mixed media work, part of the "Diary" series dated August 26th, 1985. The image and title is of his home town in Kayuwara. The edition is 11 of 15. The image size is 36 x 23 inches and 47.5 x 35.625 inches with frame. Excellent condition. Noda is part of the Sōsaku-hanga art movement and is considered a major 20th century Japanese artist.
Chinese Scroll of Bamboo Attributed to Xu Beihong
A simple, yet elegant monochrome painting of bamboo with a poetic inscription below stating how the groves of bamboo creates shade and the new sprouts in spring are inviting invoking a sense of great virtue through the bamboo. Spring of 1946 (approx.) signed:Xu Beihong. Age: 20th century. Size: Length: 86.5" Width: 23.5"
Japanese Sculpture of a Lady by Owa Sakunai
An amazing wood sculpture of a standing lady looking at a mirror while fixing her hair. Sculpture was done by Owa Sakunai (1894- active 1987) originally Sakunai was a farmer in Nagano and did sculpture as a hobby. Sakunai received the opportunity to study at the Academie Julian when he was 65 years old. After his study in France, he submitted many of his works to the Nihon Bijutsu-in exhibition. The work shown may have been submitted to an exhibition during the 1960s - 1970s. Age: late 20th... Click for details