Tagawa Ken: Shimbara Castle

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Artist: Tagawa Ken
Title: Shimabara Castle
Date: 1959

Shimabara Castle. Charming view from low in the moat outside of the castle walls.  From a series by Ken Tagawa (Takawa Ken hanga shirizu) from 1959. Seal in left margin reads “Jikoku jizuri” “self-carved, self-printed”. With a separate slip beautifully printed by the artist with what looks like publishing information. A lovely postwar sosaku hanga design with sophisticated printing.

Dimensions: 22 x 25.8 cm  
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. 
Signature: Ken