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.

Shiko Munakata, 1903-1975
Ananda, Master of Memory and Learning
(Ananda no saku)
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Shiko Munakata, 1903-1975
Portrait of Ikuko and Glasses on Her Belly
(Daisho no saku, Hara megane no saku)
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Haku Maki, 1924-2000
Poem 70-36 [Ichiyo]
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Haku Maki, 1924-2000
65-10
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Haku Maki, 1924-2000
Emanation 7-3
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Yoshisuke Funasaka, b. 1939
Lemon No. 96
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Junichiro Sekino, 1914-1988
Bungoro on Stage
(Butai no Bungoro zo)
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Yoshisuke Funasaka, b. 1939
Lemon No. 142
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Yoshisuke Funasaka, b. 1939
Lemon No. 253
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Yamaguchi Gen, 1896-1976
Series: MIND-UNIVERSE
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Rokushu Mizufune, 1912-1980
White Beach
(Shiro i hama)
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To'oru Mabuchi, 1920-1994
Dried Fish on a Table
(Takujo Kangyo)
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To'oru Mabuchi, 1920-1994
Pots and Persimmon
(Tsubo to kaki)
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To'oru Mabuchi, 1920-1994
Yuzu Fruit
(Yuzu)
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Kiyoshi Saito, 1907-1997
Sanpo-in, Kyoto
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Shiko Munakata, 1903-1975
The Healing Buddha (the fence of...)
(Yakushi Io Nyorai Zo no saku)
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Kiyoshi Saito, 1907-1997
Pansy
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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

Fumio Kitaoka

Tobari Kogan

To'oru Mabuchi

To'oru Mabuchi Dried Fish on a Table

Dried Fish on a Table
$450 (reserved)

To'oru Mabuchi Pots and Persimmon

Pots and Persimmon
$450 (reserved)

To'oru Mabuchi Yuzu Fruit

Yuzu Fruit
$400 (reserved)

Haku Maki

Rokushu Mizufune

Shiko Munakata

Kiyoshi Saito

Kiyoshi Saito Pansy

Pansy
$1,900

Junichiro Sekino

Koichi Sewai

Toko Shinoda

Toko Shinoda FLAME

FLAME
$1,100

Inagaki Tomoo

Ansei Uchima

Hiratsuka Un'ichi

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