Japanese Woodblock Big Print by Okiie Hashimoto Signed 1967. Okiie Hashimoto was born in Tottori Prefecture. In 1924 he graduated as as an art teacher at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts, specializing in watercolours. After attending Hiratsuka Un’ichi’s short course in woodblock printing at the Nihon Bijutsu Gakkô (the Nihon School of Fine Arts) he became good friends with him, and he became a member of his circle (the Yoyogi group). He first exhibited at the Japanese Print Association Show in 1937. He was a part-time printmaker (“a Sunday print-maker”) until 1955, the rest of his time spent on his job of assistant principal of Tokyo’s First Women’s High School. After his retirement he spent all his time and energy on printmaking. His main subjects are gardens, castles, but also figure studies. Tears, seen on photos. For condition see pictures. The item “Japanese Woodblock Big Print by Okiie Hashimoto Signed 1967″ is in sale since Thursday, January 24, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “kedmatdena” and is located in Jerusalem Israel. This item can be shipped worldwide.