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Jiro Yoshihara (1905-1972) Sumi Ink Drawing
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Original black ink drawing on handmade light-cream-color paper, untitled (Broken Circle), by/attributed to Jiro Yoshihara (1905-1972). Signed. 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Very good condition. Small scuffs from removed hinges on reverse, otherwise excellent condition. Unframed.

Artist Note: Jiro "Yoshihara wrote the "Gutai Manifesto" in 1956 and was the leader of the so named group of internationally acclaimed avant-garde artists representative of Japan's post-war art world. He worked in surrealist and abstract expressionist painting styles before turning, in his final years, to the repeated depiction of circles reminiscent of "satori," the enlightenment of Zen." [Wikipedia]

Provenance: Colonel Norman Van Meter, Tokyo/New York. Acquired by the present owner's family from the above, possibly circa 1960-70. Colonel Van Meter was a personal friend of the owner's family and was a noted collector of Asian and Chinese artifacts.
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Jiro Yoshihara (1905-1972) Sumi Ink Drawing

Estimate $300 - $400
Jul 22, 2014
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Starting Price $150
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0005: Jiro Yoshihara (1905-1972) Sumi Ink Drawing

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Est. $300 - $400Starting Price $150
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Jul 22, 2014 1:00 PM EDT
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Original black ink drawing on handmade light-cream-color paper, untitled (Broken Circle), by/attributed to Jiro Yoshihara (1905-1972). Signed. 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Very good condition. Small scuffs from removed hinges on reverse, otherwise excellent condition. Unframed.

Artist Note: Jiro "Yoshihara wrote the "Gutai Manifesto" in 1956 and was the leader of the so named group of internationally acclaimed avant-garde artists representative of Japan's post-war art world. He worked in surrealist and abstract expressionist painting styles before turning, in his final years, to the repeated depiction of circles reminiscent of "satori," the enlightenment of Zen." [Wikipedia]

Provenance: Colonel Norman Van Meter, Tokyo/New York. Acquired by the present owner's family from the above, possibly circa 1960-70. Colonel Van Meter was a personal friend of the owner's family and was a noted collector of Asian and Chinese artifacts.

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