Kiyochika -- "Kaiun Bridge and Daiichi Bank in Snow"

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika (1870-1917)
Title "Kaiun Bridge and Daiichi Bank in Snow" ("Kaiunbashi Kokuritsh Dai Ichi Ginko")
Date 1878 (later "re-strike" ca1950)
Series Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
Publisher Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/8 x 12 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; life-like reflections in water; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan" plate #45, page 49.
Comments Beautiful wintertime snowscene. (Printed from superbly and accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
Item # Possibly Available, Inquire; (JS-2672 Sold/JG;
AT-104 Sold/HK)
Price $170