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1938 Print Ship Trading Japanese Screen Art Port Trade Kano School Ocean XAC1

1938 Print Ship Trading Japanese Screen Art Port Trade Kano School Ocean XAC1

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This is an original 1938 halftone print of a screen titled, "Japanese Port," originally created in the early 17th century. The image depicts a boat coming to shore with supplies. Interestingly, the artist may not have seen an actual boat, as there are various mistakes with the ship, including the placement of the yards above the baskets.

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.


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 13.5 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)

Keywords specific to this image: umbrella, rope, shore, Fenollosa-Weld Collection