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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 prefecture), 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.