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This woodblock print 'Flute Player' has a wonderful contemporary modern design printed from a single woodcut using multi-colored inks in a variety of vivid tones. It was published by Mikumo Mokuhansha in Kyoto c1950-60.  Toshijiro (or Nenjiro) Inagaki was an acclaimed kimono designer who was designated as an intangible cultural property in 1962, the highest distinction awarded to Japanese artists by the government. In the years 1950-1960, he designed a small lot of woodblock prints published by Mikumo Mokuhansha in Kyoto. These stylized designs reflect the stencil techniques he used to create textiles, with geometric shapes and unusual color gradients. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has several engravings of Inagaki in its collection. This print measures 6.25" x 4.5" and is matted in a pale celery linen mat board. the frame measures 11" x 9", in a goldtone finish.  US Insured shipping is $25.00.

P3429           $85.00

Inagaki Toshijiro (Nenjiro) (1902-1963) 'Flute Player'

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