Bartlett -- Udaipur

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Artist Charles W. Bartlett (1860-1940)
Title "Udaipura" also known as "Meditation at Sunset." (red pencil signature lower margin, by artist)
Date 1916 (PRE-earthquake, RARE)
Series "India Series" (Initially a 6-print portfolio, 1916; later totaling 26 prints by 1926.)
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black 9mm (rarely encountered)
Image Size 8 7/8 x 12
Impression Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection.
Condition Good+++. Excellent colors; clean backside. Light/moderate toning; repaired upper corners and center.
Reference/Illus "Charles Bartlett-A Printmaker in Paradise," pl# 2, pg 102.
Comments Gorgeous image. A surviving PRE-earthquake image--woodblocks destroyed by fire. Very rare. ("Completed editions were intended to number 100 impressions, with key-blocks to be scored and color-blocks to be planed down for reuse. Rarity was thus guaranteed." Miles/Saville)
Item # AT-100
Price $1250 (Sold)