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Title

Poet strolling

1927-1928

Artist

Fukazawa Sakuichi

Japan

1896 – 1946

  • Details

    Alternative title
    Shijin-no sanpo
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
    Date
    1927-1928
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    woodcut
    Dimensions
    26.3 x 19.2 cm image; 32.3 x 24.0 cm mount
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r.corner, in Japanese, pencil "Saku". Dated u.l. margin, in Japanese, pencil "1927-8".

    Credit
    Yasuko Myer Bequest Fund 2000
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    85.2000
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Fukazawa Sakuichi

    Works in the collection

    15

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  • About

    Lawrence Smith describes Fukazawa's style as 'rather abbreviated and lonely' ('Modern Japanese Prints 1912-1989', pg.22). This print, in a minimalist technique with an effect resembling the Chinese 'cut-paper', is a perfect example of this sentiment, one that is distinctly urban.

    Fukazawa worked in a variety of printing techniques, as seen in 'Road towards the hill' (AGNSW Acc.no. 84.2000) and other colour landscape prints (such as 'Back of Mt Fuji' in the gallery's collection Acc.no. 8.1997.3). Perhaps this technical diversity prevented him from being identified with one distinct style, and this has resulted in his relatively small recognition.

    Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, April 2000.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

Other works by Fukazawa Sakuichi

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