Yoshisuke Funasaka

b. 1939

Lemon No. 142

self-carved, self-printed: numbered, signed and dated in pencil on the bottom margin, 24/30, No. 142, Y. Funasaka, 1968, with artist's edition stamp on verso with the title, date and dimensions: No. 142, 1968, 53 x 40 cm, Lemon, 1968

23 3/4 by 19 in., 60.3 by 48.2 cm

Frances Blakemore included Funasaka in her seminal round-up of contemporary Japanese print artists, Who's Who in Modern Japanese Prints (1975) with a quote from the artist on why he features lemons in his work: "I like the taste, I like the smell, I like the color--it represents freshness."

The Tsuruoka Family Collection (artist Kakunen Tsuruoka, 1892-1977)

price: $850


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