Japanese woodblock print by Okiie Hashimoto (1899-1993). # 2/60 in its series, titled “Quiet A (Nagasaki)”, signed in pencil. Red cartouche in upper righthand corner.
Hashimoto was born off the coast of the Tottori Prefecture of Japan in 1899. He graduated from the College of Art in Tokyo in 1923 and continued his studies under Itaru Tanabe and Shod Hirata. Upon becoming good friends with Unichi Hiratsuka, he began to focus solely on colorful woodblock prints as his medium of choice.
Dimensions: 25″ x 20 3/4″