The art of Shuzo Ikeda is very distinctive. Children or young women with large eyes holding a pet or flower - depicted in stylized images. That's what a typical woodblock print by Shuzo Ikeda looks like. Shuzo Ikeda's art is typical for the post-war economic booming years of circa 1960 until 1985.Shuzo Ikeda - a Real Moku Hanga Artist
Shuzo Ikeda was born in Akita prefecture. In 1945 he graduated from Tokyo Higher Normal School. After a few years of teaching the artist became a member of Nihon Hanga Kyokai and other Japanese artist associations and turned to woodblock printmaking ('moku hanga') as a professional full-time artist.
Shuzo uses the woodblock technique. He is especially good in integrating the texture of the woodblock grain into his imageVintage Original first edition White Camellia S.Ikeda wood block Japanese Print 1969 43/100 original frame
Vintage Original first edition White Camellia Shuzo Ikeda wood block Japanese Print 1969 43/100