Bare Branches (Chiryu)

Bare Branches (Chiryu)

Date unknown

Jun'ichiro Sekino

(Japanese, 1914-1988)

Color woodcut

Sheet: 27.6 x 22.5 cm (10 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.); Image: 7.7 x 10.2 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)

The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith 1985.580

Description

Sekino focused on the harmony of poetic spirit and technique,
which he considered essential to woodcuts. His simplified
representational style reflects his interest in the distillation
of the geometric and organic shapes that give the Japanese
landscape its characteristic flavor.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Woodcut
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Color woodcut

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