Japanese woodblock print on handmade washi paper. Hand signed in pencil with artist stamp9/180 Circa 1980′s. Ido was born in North-East China in 1945 and his family moved to Japan in 1946 finally settling in Kyoto in 1959 where he lived and worked until his recent death in 2016. Ido studied in Kyoto with Yoshida Koho (fabric dyeing) and Otsubo Shigechika (woodblock prints), and belonged to the top group of established contemporary Japanese artists. His works are in the collections of the New York Modern Art Museum, the Boston Art Museum, the Kyoto National Museum, the Tokyo National Museum, the Florence Municipal Museum and in many private collections. Masao Ido hosted a Japanese television show about making woodblock prints on the NKK network and was frequently interviewed by Japanese news sources as an expert on the subject. Dimensions : 39.3 cm x 29.8cm (15.5″ tall x 11 1/4″ wide) (subject size). 54.6″ x 44.4″ (21.5″ tall x 17.5″) wide (frame size). WOODBLOCK PRINT IS FRAMED WITH A SPECIAL CONSERVATION GLASS. CONSERVATION GLASS PROTECTS ARTWORK FROM DAMAGE CAUSED BY ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT. The item “Masao Ido Japanese Woodblock Print Pagoda and Full Moon 1st Edition” is in sale since Sunday, September 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “auction.usa1″ and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: JAPAN
- Age: Ando Hiroshige
- Primary Material: Japanese Woodblock Print
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Multi-Color