Nov 14, 2019 - Sale 2524

Sale 2524 - Lot 10

Price Realized: $ 1,188
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
KENICHI KURIYAGAWA (1911-1999) [KAMUI LAKE / HOKKAIDO.] 1955.
42x30 1/4 inches, 106 3/4x76 3/4 cm. Fujita Printing Co., Ltd., Kushiro.
Condition A- / B+: small repaired tears and restoration at edges; repaired pin holes in corners; creases in image.
A self-taught artist, Kuriyagawa began his own graphic design career in 1948. He is best remembered for his tourist posters promoting travel around Hokkaido (Japan's northernmost prefect
ure), but he also designed a poster for the Olympic games in Sapporo. He founded the Hokkaido Design Center and his work decorates some of the subway stations in Sapporo....