Rare Tadashi Nakayama Woodblock Print Hand – Signed & Dated by Artist
Beautiful Hand Printed Work by Noted Artist Tadashi Nakayama (1927 – )|Hand Printed by Woodblock Method |Signed & Dated by Artist | Framed | Housed in a Light Gold Wood Frame | Dimensions: Sight Area Approximate Measurement: 30.5″ x 20.5″; Frame Approximate Measurement: 39″ x 27.875″ x 2.”
Beautiful Hand Printed Work by Well Respected and Listed Artist Tadashi Nakayama (Japanese, 1927 – 2014) | Hand Printed by Woodblock Method | This Print came from Nakayama’s popular style period between 1956 and 1970. Nakayama’s prints from this era have an expressive flat simplicity. Birds, flowers, horses, butterflies, and occasional architectural elements are among his favorite subject matters from this early period. The bleak matte color in contrast to the rich tones establishes a mystical atmosphere that gives his work its uniqueness and distinctness | Signed & Dated by Artist | Housed in a Light Gold Wood Frame | Dimensions: Sight Area Approximate Measurement: 30.5″ x 20.5″; Frame Approximate Measurement: 39″ x 27.875″ x 2″ | Provenance: Previous owner acquired from the artist in Tokyo, Japan (1970).
Tadashi Nakayama (中山 正 Nakayama Tadashi?, born 1927 Niigata, Niigata, died 2014) was a Japanese woodblock print artist, working in a style that combines influences from traditional Japanese ukiyo-e prints and Western painting. From 1962 to 1965 he lived in Italy and then England. Many believe “Tadashi Nakayama to be one of Japan’s leading woodblock print artists. Reference: Tadashi Nakayama: His Life and Work, by Kappy and Marshall Hendricks, The Hendricks Art Collection, Ltd., Bethesda, Md.; New York, NY, 1983.
Exhibitions of Tadashi Nakayama
Tadashi Nakayama’s participation in exhibitions is only moderately documented although his work has been shown in many famous exhibitions and although it has spread internationally. Nakayama is reluctant to participate in competitions and does so only when he is explicitly invited. Otherwise he avoids situations of self measurement and withdraws from the public.
Bethesda, Maryland. USA.
1957 – International Print Biennial in Tokyo, Japan.
1962 and 1963 – Milan, Italy.
1964 – Rome, Italy.
1968 – International Print Biennial in Krakow, Poland.
Since 1969 – CWAJ-Exhibitions, Tokyo, Japan.
1993 – Niigata and Tokyo, Japan.
2000 – Tokyo, Japan.
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia.
Cincinnati Museum of Art, Ohio, USA.
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco – Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, USA.
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. USA.
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii, USA.
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., USA.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, USA.
Western Australian Art Museum, Perth, Australia.
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia.
Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, USA.
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