1938 Print Boat Rocky Shore Choko Japanese Screen Art Coast Ocean Post XAC1

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This is an original 1938 halftone print of a screen titled, "Boats by a Rocky Shore," created in the early 17th century.

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of halftone prints featuring Japanese art screens and sliding panels, or fusuma. The original pieces were displayed at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, during the winter of 1935-1936, in order to acquaint the public with Japanese artwork. The exhibition offered pieces from the Ashikaga, Momoyama, Tokugawa and Meiji periods, and featured numerous artists from each time frame. It is an interesting collection and depicts the transformation of Japanese artwork from the 15th to the 20th century.

CONDITION

This 73+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is a library stamp on the verso of this halftone print.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 13.25 x 7.75 inches; 34 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Choko. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Keywords specific to this image: coastline, Asian art, mast, sailing

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