Woodblock print by Shiko Munakata (1903-1975)
"Bateren No Saku" (Early Christian Missionaries or Christianity in Japan) from "Ryurisho".
Poem composed by Yoshii Isamu (1886-1960)
Hand colored from verso
Printed date: c.1953
Size of paper: 39.7 cm X 33.1 cm
Pencil signature: Shiko Munakata and his arrow-star-shape trademark.
Artist's large oval seal: Hogan Muna Shiko
Authentication certificate by Munakata Shiko Iinkai attached.
Condition: Good colors, some tape stains at edges.