Six (6) Ryohei Tanaka (Japanese, b. 1933) etching and aquatint prints, all editions of 150, dated 1985-1998, framed identically with cream colored mat and brushed silver metallic frames. Subjects/titles include: Inagawa River, Rainy Togetsukyo, Entrance No. 2, Firewood No. 3, Bamboo, and untitled flowering tree with cat in the background. All but the print with cat (dated 1985) have labels from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco en verso. Plate sizes range from 3" x 5" to 4" x 4". All items 11" H x 13" W framed. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Oldest print (cat and flowering tree, dated 1985), has some toning to paper, otherwise all prints in excellent condition. A few mats have small dark spots to mats, particularly the 1985 print, and some scattered minor abrasions to frames.
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