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SEIKO
= Watanabe SEITEI, 1851 - 1918 ? (*)
Great Spotted Woodpecker on a Cherry Tree

Signed:                     Seiko, with seal: Seiko
Publisher:                Daikoku-ya
Date:                         c. 1910
Size:                          shikishiban  (c. 27.5 x 28.5 cms / 10 7/8" x 11 1/4")



Condition:
EXCELLENT impression, color and condition.
Two small paper hinges au verso.


ref. no.: # 732897
Price:  € 450.00
Reference:
(*) Andon, no. #76, 2004; p.40-51, ill. no.8. - In this article the identity of the hitherto unknown arist, SEIKO, is discussed, and the question is raised if he actually was the highly acclaimed artist, Watanabe Seitei. This assumption, a.o., is based on the great similarity of their styles, and the fact that nothing is known about an artist with the name of Seiko.

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