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Woodblock prints for every taste selling June 17

A bevy of Japanese artists' work will be represented in woodblock, watercolor and mezzzotint prints on offer in Turner Auctions + Appraisals' June 17 sale.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Fine Japanese Prints & Decorative Arts on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time.

Woodblocks to Mezzotints Headlining Sale

Maamitsu woodblock print

This Japanese woodblock print is signed Masamitsu, date 1955. (All photos courtesy Turner Auctions + Appraisals)

Offering over 200 lots from several collections, the online sale features a wide selection of fine Japanese arts, including woodblock prints, watercolors and mezzotints from the 18th to 21st centuries; lacquer boxes; bronze Buddhas; scrolls; netsuke; tsuba, cloisonné; Meiji bronzes; Satsuma and Imari; and multi-panel screens, among others. 

In addition, the highlights of Japanese prints include works by Woodblock prints starring in Asian online saleHiroshi Yoshida, Hiroshige, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Hokusai, Ota Masamitsu, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Tsukioka Kogyo, Bertha Lum, Charles William Bartlett, Elizabeth Keith and Paul Jacoulet. Modern mezzotints are from Yozo Hamaguchi and Katsunori Hamanishi.

Furthermore, bidding will be available via four platforms:LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, eBay, and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ free mobile app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps (“Turner Auctions”). 

For more information, visit, email, or call 888-498-4450. 

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