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Iwao Akiyama
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# 765 Physician
Delightful, expressive Work of an Owl looking up with a quizzical expression


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$750.00
#102 - Walking in Winter Light
A little monk walks alone through the white landscape, in this lovely design, accompanied by a vertically written poem


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$495.00
#104 - You Are a Sweet White Flower
Goddess with elaborate head decoration of fruits, clasps her hands to her breast; a poem in carved calligraphy to her side.


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$495.00
#105 - Trail of Footprints
Little monk with walking stick, makes his way across the snow


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$495.00
#167 - Following the Stream
Walking along a small stream, the little monk takes a rest


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$595.00
#177-2 Grass Grows
Two snuggling Owls contemplate their world One of the artist's very fine early expressive works


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$750.00
#193 The Three Bosatsu
A dynamic image of three Bosatsu holding a Rooster, a very special early image by the artist


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$950.00
#196-1 Spanish Bosatsu
A rare early Print by the artist


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$650.00
#196-2 Spanish Bosatsu
A rare early full color Print by the artist


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$750.00
#242 Moonlit Night


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#250 - Peaceful Ox
A thoughtful ox raising its long tail, looks out with alert gaze. Akiyama has beautifully captured its alert posture

HAPPY YEAR OF THE OX!


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#289 - Flying Birds
lovely, poetic print - birds fly towards the mountain and the little monk makes his way through the snow; below the accompanying poem in beautiful carving


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#296 - Snow Trekking


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$550.00
#381 - Meditation
Seated goddess with upraised arms and calm expression; her figure and stance form a rich curvilinear and voluminous whole


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#382 - Monk Before Mountains
Fine gradations of color in the distant mountain range - a small figure of a monk walks alone in the snow covered landscape


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$695.00
#390 - Baby
Very cute image with color and carved with fine detail


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$350.00
#391
Colorful, amusing image of a Little Owl


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$595.00
#398 - Winter is Coming
One of the most popular and endearing images - a little owl turning between two fall leaves, is surrounded by a soft, halo-like line


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$450.00
#399 Friends
Very cute image of two little owls leaning towards each other


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$410.00
#408 - Family


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$625.00
#415 - Child of the Woods
Little Owl looks out calmly - amused and confident


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#416 - Gems


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$470.00
#421 - Play


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#423 - Cute Little Boys
Two small owls, side by side, close to each other, stare out with surprise with wide open eyes; a lovely colorful print that enhances the personality of each little brother


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$575.00
#4-24 Owl and Girl
An unusual early Print by the artist using Woodblock in combination with color for the design of lips and eyes


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$395.00
#426 - Brothers


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$595.00
#4-27 Horse in Spring
Brilliant planes of yellow and green surround a playful horse in this wonderful Spring image A rare early full color Print


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$750.00
#430 - Professor
Thoughtful Owl looks out searchingly, its body slightly tipped to one side and feathers slightly askew; Akiyama has created an expressive, appealing image


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#434 - Pioneer of the Soul


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#435 - Whispers in the Forest
In this masterly work of bold, hard edged carving, Akiyama has produced an appealing image of three Owls, that remind of a family portrait.

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$595.00
#441 - Wind Blowing
Iwao Akiyama poem :

as I am drinking Sake alone I am listening to the sound of breeze


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#461 - Happy Bareback Horse
Unusual and very lively, interesting image and print with wonderful movement and line


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#470 - Lazy Day
great cat stretching in a expressive pose, its back and tail high up in the air


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#471 Brothers
Here Akiyama demonstrates how animals are imbued with qualities to which we can readily relate; three bulky cats look out and walk together, yet are on guard


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#472 - Cats in Love
Very cute and appealing Print - and understandably, much in demand


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$650.00
#477 - Lazy Cat
streched out long and langurously, even the long tail is resting, enhancing its form


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$650.00
#482 - Ox and Sun
A little Ox beneath a large sun, cheerfully raises its tail; a nice contrast in shape, color and line, as well as an interesting use of space


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$495.00
#485 - Play with Birds
Very fine early Work in which the Artist used expressive figures with birds in vertical format


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$495.00
#519 - Bird Call
One of the Artists very expressive early Works; a srong design, and intersting carving


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$525.00
#522 - Evening View
Lovely nude - a unique image in the Artist's Work accompanied by poetry


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$595.00
#524 - Warrior
Wonderful and unique image of a fierce and funny warrior with pitchfork; this is one of the few Prints in which the Artist departs from the depiction of animals; he demonstrates, once again, his great skill, originality and humour


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#545 - Grace
lovely seated nude, her curvilinear form spiraling upwards in sensuous curves, where a mass of black hair contrasts with the open line of the figure


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#546 - Moonbeams
A large Print and very appealing image, unique with its curvilinear pattern and the gentle, open-eyed look of the young girl with cat.


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#549 - Daydreaming
A thoughtful looking young girl crouches, knees drawn up, with her friend the litle owl; in pose and expression the Artist has produced a sweet and whistful mood


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#55 - Dreaming of Home
"My Dream of Home Town"

The poet is: Santouka Taneta and it reads: 'While I'm walking in the pine forest, and am sleepy, I am thinking of my home town'

(in the artist's own words)


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$595.00
#556 - Guardian Spirit
A little girl, seated is holding her owl aloft; this is a narrow composition that uses the space well - a lovely early Print


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#582 - Hibuse Kannon
Meditating Kannon in lovely hues of delicae pink, lavender and greens, that appear to eminate from the figure


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#63 - Fall is coming and I am happy
As the leaves drift down, a little owl looks out cheerfully; the off-center stance enhances the gentle movement of the falling leaves in this charming image


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$650.00
#661 - The King
A fun and colorful image with the nostalgic, yet humourous touch, frequently used by Akiyama


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$595.00
#680 - Sky is Falling


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$495.00
#686-04 - Cringing Kitty


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$395.00
#686-100 Tricolor Cats


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$850.00
#686-16 - We Tease You


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$495.00
#686-18 - In A Hurry


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#686-19 - Assassin


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$495.00
#686-24 - Yes, I'm Concentrating


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$395.00
#686-25 - Rival in Love


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$395.00
#686-26 - Patience


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#686-27 - She is Calling Me


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$350.00
#686-30 - Close to Mom


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#686-38 - Spring is Here
A playful kitten is rolling on its back, looking upwards, as if wondering who might join it


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$450.00
#686-77 Cool Cats


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#686-79 - Black Kitten


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#686-80 I am happy


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$395.00
#686-87 - Who's Back There


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$395.00
#686-89 - The Competitor


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#686-91 - Close to Mom


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$395.00
#691A wishpered talk


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#692 Can You Bite My Tail
Lying kitten, black and white with yellow butterfly - a fun image looks out at us


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$550.00
#694 - Nobusi
"Nobusi" refers to "Warriors" - yet these two wonderful Owls look like an old and loving couple - gently individualized


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$595.00
#697 - Tough Guy


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#706 - Prepared for Take-Off
Fun and amazing family (and friends) group of little owls- each distinguished as a character


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#707 - In the Shade of A Tree


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#708 - Picking the Last One
"Picking the last one in the snowy sky." -Poem by Santouka

A wonderful Print of a thoughtful Owl under a branch with just one Pomegranate and one little leaf


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$750.00
#713 - Brilliant Sun
Little monk and his shadow under the brilliant sun, embellished by haiku - wonderfully carved


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$395.00
#715 - Snow Over Mt. Fuji


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#717 - Thinking of you


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#722 - Persimmon Tree
Bright Print with the blue sky and red persimmon - a little monk contemplates nature


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$450.00
#731 - Cicada
Little owl looks out pensively; these single little figures in Akiyama's oevre, are frequently very expressive and have an almost human quality


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$350.00
#733 Hi there! I am hungry


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$450.00
#736 - The Sun's Glare


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$410.00
#772 - Autumn Clouds
In this contemplative image, a little monk, a favorite motif of the Artist's, stands quietly with his walking stick, beneath a pattern of autumn clouds


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#794 - Confrontation


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$595.00
#806 - Seven Wise Men
This dramatic and humorous Print is one of a kind both in its size and complexity. The interplay of glances between the owls and each owl's unique direction of focus gives them a sense of individuality, a relieved contrast to their cramped proximity. They are arranged from tallest to shortest, with the sky seeming to mirror their relative heights.


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$900.00
#810 - Moon Viewing
very sweet little owl under a bright yellow moon


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$395.00
#813 - Togetherness
A family of 5 - close together, pose like a family photograph - each a personality of its own


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#814 - Family
Three little owls in a colorful Print, look our together at the big, wide world


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$425.00
#823 - Little Owl
thoughtful little owl, looking a little lost, with large, pleading eyes


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#837 - Relaxing


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$595.00
#843 - Ripened Persimmon
"A few remaining ones become ripened persimmon. Clouds come and go in the sky." -Poem by Santouka


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$395.00
#844 - On Stage


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$375.00
#848 - God of Wind


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$825.00
#850 - Four Kings


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$625.00
#851 - Such A Nice Day
Cute and perky owl with cheerful look and bright colors - the title fits it perfectly


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$450.00
#858 - Philosopher
A large owl in beautiful, expressive carving, looks thoughtful and comtemplative, as it tips its head to the side - both outline and detail are very fine and well balanced.


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$750.00
#864 - Happy Flight
A family of Crows - very interesting image and appealing rendering of the baby birds perhaps in first flight - with their protective parent


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$595.00
#865 - What's Happening
Wonderful image of Crows, communicating with each other - their beaks, eyes, bodies and claws wonderfully rendered in an exciting composition


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$595.00
#866 - Miss You
Amusing, doleful Owl - its narrow body on little feet, oddly shaped and drooping eyes with raised look, combine in this expressive image


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$495.00
#869 - Wiseguy
Cheeky little Owl, in interesting pattern and line, looks out with cute, wide-eyed look


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$395.00
#876 - The Lover is Not Coming
Pensive,little cat with raised tail and expectant look - lively patterns in black, grey, white and red


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$395.00
#877 - The Naughty Boy Is Handsome
Akiyama often depicts animals with a human touch and again in this print, in this funny, expressive image of a cat


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$395.00
#894 - Nice to Be Together
Two owls sit together in contentedly, their boies and heads subtly turning - their eyes looking foward, one pensive, the other alert


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$425.00
#895 - Siblings
two little owls leans towards each other - lovely image, expressive and memorable


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$395.00
#901 - Frazzled
Funny and appealing little owl with flying feathers and slightly crossed eyes


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$595.00
#929 - Forest Children
In this closely knit group, each owl is indvidualized and their movements balance and enhance the whole; Akiyama always maintains the owl's natural integrity, yet they may be imbued with a gentle human touch


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$595.00
#933 - An Elder
Strong carving and bold image of a large owl, looking out of large, round eyes with a determined, challenging look


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#934 - Who Are You


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$395.00
#939 - My Walkway


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$395.00
#940 - Nanika


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$395.00
#941 - Moon on a Cloudy Night
Little Cat under a yellow moon on a misty night; lovely muted colors enlivened by the bright yellow moon


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$450.00
#943 - My Name is Ichi
Lively kitten and a bit confrontational, facing forward, full of energy


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$475.00
#944 - Moonlit Night
One of the most appealing little Prints - two owls together on a moonlit night


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$450.00
#945 - My Name is Taro
A sweet, appealing owl, looks out with large, wide open eyes and slightly ruffled feathers


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$395.00
#946 - I Love My Shoes


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#947 - Ah! Breakfast!
A cat, waking up from a nap is ready for its morning meal..its expression reflects its sleepy annoyance


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$550.00
#952 - Sudachi


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$595.00
#953 - Suppertime
An young cat, tail in air, with nice line and detail, approaches eagerly


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$595.00
#97 - Winter Lodging
The little monk, a favorite motif, makes his way to a hut in the snow, accompanied by a poem added by the Artist in beautifully carved letters, in most of the 'little monk' images


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$495.00
#A-1 - The Boss
A little owl sits alone with thoughtful look - as if conscious of the responsibility of ' the boss'.


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$395.00
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A Cool Place
Original, one of a kind watercolor


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Baby-Terminator
This humerous owl, with one red eye is reminiscent of the iconic 'terminator'.. a delightful, whimsical Print


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$450.00
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'Beauty' (unknown)
A lovey small portrait of a woman's face in black and white. Framed in black wood.


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$300.00
Black Hunter


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$595.00
Bosatsu with Flute and Bird
An outstanding large, early Print with whimsical design elements and clear vibrant colors


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$750.00
Can I meet that child?
The small cat with a puzzled look; a rare original watercolor by the Artist


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$400.00
Children of the Forest


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$395.00
Colorful Crow
The intelligence of the Crow is apparent in this unusual, highly detailed Print by the artist.


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$795.00
Elementary School Principal
Original, one of a kind watercolor


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$700.00
Four Crows
A dynamic interplay of positive and negative space predominates in a humorous black and white image of these intelligent birds.


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$650.00
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Going Out
Original, one of a kind watercolor of three little owls


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$595.00
Hibuse Kannon
An exceptional early work by the artist


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$650.00
I am back home


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I am happy to be alone!


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I am Stretching'(unknown)
One of the artist's expressive early images of a Cat with arched back


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$650.00
Midnight Silence
An evocative image of Owl and Beauty, two of the artists' most beloved subjects.


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$850.00
Nice to be together
Two anxious little owls take comfort in each other


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$700.00
Nude
A fine early Nude in an unusual square format


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$620.00
Nude G


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Nude H


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Nude I


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Nude J


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$595.00
Nude with Mirror
A young woman kneels while artfully arranging her long hair. A delightful image printed on handmade ecru mulberry paper typical of the artists older works.


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$550.00
Okay, Let's Go
Original, one of a kind watercolor of a little cat in fighting spirit


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$595.00
Reclining Nude
Beautiful early, very rare Print on buff paper,used in 1974 by the Artist. The reclining figure, is sensuously posed against a black and white patterned background that blends with her hair and sets off the lines of her body; the single red dot, that generally appears in the Artist's prints is effectively placed at the angle of the face and neck


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Seated Nude
This is one of the Artist's rare older Prints, dated to 1974, printed on the buff hand-made paper that he used at the time; the figures are full bodied, simplified, sensuous images in different poses, sometimes looking boldly at the viewer, other times turning away; the figures are shown with black/white patterns in strong contrast to their light bodies and have the characteristic red dot on breast or ear


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$595.00
Seated Nude with Arms Crossed
Seated Nude - one leg stretched out, the other bent, looks out boldly; her arms are crossed over her breasts; details of her figure are defined and contrast with the elongated, more abstract shape of her legs. Her form forms a subtle curve from the top of her head to the flat, extended shape of her endless, outstretched limb, which blends into the margin


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$595.00
Sisters
Two sweet girls,the older behind the younger are lovingly portrayed in this endearing image


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Standing Nude
The Standing Nude, her head slightly turned, touches her breast; the abstract shapes of her body are clearly defined, arms blending into the margin at right and left. A strong, self confident image is portrayed in this rare, beautiful print


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$595.00
Such a Nice Day
An original watercolor by the artist


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$700.00
The Legend
A Vintage Print on slightly darker Japanese Mulberry paper. A large owl, perched on a branch surveys a landscape below


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$650.00
Tipsy
A little owl is precariously balanced


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Woman with Owl


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$525.00
 
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