Original woodblock print - Nakahara Junichi 中原淳一 (1913-1983) - Bijin warming herself with a kotatsu as she reads - 1947-1983

Description
Original woodblock print - Nakahara Junichi 中原淳一 (1913-1983) - Bijin warming herself with a kotatsu as she reads - 1947-1983
Reasonable condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Nakahara Junichi 中原淳一 (1913-1983) - Bijin warming herself with a kotatsu as she reads - 1947-1983

This woodblock print is made by Nakahara Junichi 中原淳一 in Shōwa 22-58 period (1947-1983)

Nakahara Junichi did not have his own office yet and was made as a magazine appendix when he worked for a publisher.
It shows a woman sleeping while reading a book in Kotatsu is drawn.
As it is an old one, it has dirt, holes, and faded parts.

memo
1913 Born as a 3 son of 5 siblings in Kagawa Prefecture.
1932 Opened French doll exhibition at department store Matsuzakaya in Ginza.
started drawing illustrations for a magazine called “Girl's Friend” and a novel by Yasunari Kawabata.
It is influenced by Takehisa Yumeji from this time.
1940 Quit the girl's friend
1946 Published a clothing magazine “Hair Picture Book”
Established Sunflower Company.
Excerpt

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Material
Paper
Period
1947-1983
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Nakahara Junichi 中原淳一 (1913-1983)
Theme/ depiction
Woman
Title of artwork
Bijin warming herself with a kotatsu as she reads
Condition
Reasonable condition, see description
Dimensions
208×285×0 mm
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