Archive for May 21st, 2020
Original Woodblock Print: Helen Hyde: “A Monarch of Japan” 1901Signed by the Artist. This charming woodblock print is by Helen Hyde, an American artist whose rendering of children and mothers and children were extremely popular in her lifetime. She studied internationally to perfect her craft and was skilled and respected enough to. Win 1st prize for a scroll on which this print is based in an exhibition in Japan that featured Japanese artists. This is one of her most iconic images. This print measures 17 3/4 x 6 inches (sight) with a 22 3/4 x 14 3/4 vintage wooden frame (probably mahogany or walnut). It is archivally matted. Helen Hyde was an etcher, illustrator and painter born in Lima, New York, April 6, 1868. She studied in Paris, Berlin and Japan. Felix Regamey, director of the Musee Guimet in Paris, first inspired her interest in Japanese art. She moved to San Francisco upon her return to America, where she found that the Chinese characteristics of that city interested her, and her. Later, she moved to Japan, where she lived for 15 years. In Japan, she studied with the last of the famous school of the Kano artists, and acquired the Japanese method of wielding the brush, in which she became proficient enough to be awarded first prizein competition with Japanese artists for her painting of a kakemono (hanging scroll) depicting A Monarch of Japan (which this woodblock in based on). Later Miss Hyde took up wood engraving and printing, and her color prints in the world of art became famous. Her charming woodblock renderings of Japanese children are among her most notable and popular works. The item “Orig Woodblock Print Helen Hyde A Monarch of Japan 1901Signed by the Artist” is in sale since Friday, January 10, 2020. This item is in the category “Art\Art Prints”. The seller is “marpat” and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Size: Medium (up to 36in.)
- Artist: Helen Hyde
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Printing Technique: Woodblock Printing
- Medium: Woodcut & Block
- Original/Reproduction: Original Print
- Date of Creation: Modern (1900-79)
- Features: Framed
- Width (Inches): 6 inches
- Subject: Children & Infants
- Height (Inches): 17 3/4
- Print Surface: Paper
Japanese Woodblock Print “Bell Tower, Okayama”, Signed & Seal Kawase Hasui. It is 19.2 inches (48.9 cm) long by 13 inches (33.1 cm) wide. The print is 14 inches (35.6 cm) long by 9.1 inches (23.2 cm) wide. It is 0.8 Lb. The print is glue to the board, and has discoloration, fading, browning, and water stains at the board (as seen in the photos). How we pack your item is at our discretion. Please wait for us to update the change and then send you an updated invoice. We will pack your item(s) as soon as possible. Please have patience with us. THIS WILL NOT HELP YOU TO PUT YOUR ITEM AT THE FRONT OF THE QUEUE INSTEAD WE WILL PUT YOUR ITEM AT THE END OF THE QUEUE OR WE WILL CANCEL YOUR ORDER! For porcelain and fragile items, we will use double boxes with plenty of packing peanuts and bubble wraps to pack. You have only two choices. Keep the item or return the item. Please retain all the packing materials including the boxes. Please take photos of the damage areas and the outside box. We will submit all the information to the insurer for claims. You will be required to sign an affidavit to attest the information submitted. If the item suffered only partial damage, the insurer will pay for the partial loss or repair cost. You will need to provide an appraisal to prove the loss of value if you wish to claim partial loss. If you wish to claim restoration cost, you will need to provide an estimate written by a restorer. The price will be at market price to be determined by the consignor. The price will always be more and never less. Please note that we have provided studio photos and sunlight photos in some items. However, there might be some color variations due to the difference in different computer monitors and different lighting. Please also note that we may post additional photos after we list our items. So, please scroll all the way down to look for additional information and photos posted. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Old Japanese Kawase Hasui Woodblock Print Bell Tower Okayama Seal” is in sale since Tuesday, August 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “ggyy2u” and is located in Duarte, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.