Shuzo Ikeda Woodblock Print "Young Boy" JB

A young boy is captured in warm browns and black in this charming Shuzo Ikeda woodblock print.  The artist was born in 1922 in Kisakata-machi, Akita Prefecture.  He graduated from school in 1945, taught in Akita from 1946-1955, and then worked in Tokyo as a Hanga artist.  He carefully employed the texture of wood in his prints, and specialized in wide-eyed children often portrayed with flowers, birds, insects, sacred stone images, and native dolls.  

Circa: Mid-20th Century

Medium:​ Woodblock Print

Materials: Ink, Paper

Origin: Japan

Artist:  Shuzo Ikeda (1922-2004)

Condition: Excellent

Dimensions: 11"H x 9"W

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