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Presented here are woodblock prints categorized as sosaku-hanga. Use the prints tab in the toolbar above to navigate to all artists and other genres or visit recent print additions to see all newly added prints.

Yoshisuke Funasaka, b. 1939
Lemon No. 142
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Toru Mabuchi, 1920-1994
Dried Fish on a Table
(Takujo Kangyo)
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Rokushu Mizufune, 1912-1980
White Beach
(Shiro i hama)
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Omae Hiroshi, b. 1938
Brave and Noble
(Kousetsu)
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Sadao Ichikawa, 1921-1993
snow country figures
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Yoshiharu Kimura, b. 1934
Strong Wind
(Kyohu)
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Yamaguchi Gen, 1896-1976
Series: MIND-UNIVERSE
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Yoshisuke Funasaka, b. 1939
Lemon No. 253
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Yoshisuke Funasaka, b. 1939
Lemon No. 96
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Toru Mabuchi, 1920-1994
Pots and Persimmon
(Tsubo to kaki)
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Toru Mabuchi, 1920-1994
Yuzu Fruit
(Yuzu)
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Kiyoshi Saito, 1907-1997
Sanpo-in, Kyoto
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Kiyoshi Saito, 1907-1997
Jizo-in Kinugasa-yama Kyoto
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Kiyoshi Saito, 1907-1997
Steady Gaze (Two Cats with Yellow Butterfly)
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Gihachiro Okuyama, 1907-1981
Shinjo
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Kaoru Kawano, 1916-1965
CAMELLIA (E)
(Tsubaki)
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Akemi Inagaki, b. 1933
Flock
(Mure)
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Kiyoshi Saito, 1907-1997
Pansy
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Junichiro Sekino, 1914-1988
Twelve Months of Maiko: Morning Glories
((Maiko juni kagetsu: Asagao))
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Junichiro Sekino, 1914-1988
Various Artists- Collection of Works by the Print Appreciation Society: Vol 2
(Hanga kanshokai sakuhin-shu: ni)
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Sosaku-hanga (lit. 'creative prints') was an art movement which began in the early 20th-century that was influenced by the Western expectation that an artist is the sole creator of his work, in this case prints (usually woodblock prints). Sosaku-hanga artists emphasized the importance of conducting all steps in the creative process by themselves, including the design (jiga, lit. 'self-carved'), carving (jikoku, 'self-carved'), and printing (jizuri, lit. 'self-printed'). Stylistically, sosaku-hanga prints move away from traditional Japanese aesthetics and tend to lean towards abstract expressionist compositions.

various sosaku hanga artists

Yoshisuke Funasaka

Yamaguchi Gen

Omae Hiroshi

Sadao Ichikawa

Akemi Inagaki

Akemi Inagaki Flock

Flock
$ 250

Kaoru Kawano

Yoshiharu Kimura

Fumio Kitaoka

Tobari Kogan

Toru Mabuchi

Rokushu Mizufune

Shiko Munakata

Kiyoshi Saito

Junichiro Sekino

Koichi Sewai

Toko Shinoda

Toko Shinoda FLAME

FLAME
$ 1,100

Inagaki Tomoo

Ansei Uchima

Hiratsuka Un'ichi

kikumon

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