||"Fireworks at Ryogoku"
("Ryogoku Hanabi no Zu")
||1880 (later "re-strike" ca1950/60's)
||Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
||Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
||8 1/8 x 12 5/8
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
||Excellent. Strong colors.
(No flaws noted.)
||Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan," as Plate #35, page 41.
||A boldly illuminated fireworks scene for which Kiyochika is well known. (Printed from superbly and
accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
||Available NOW as JS-2881;
JS-327 Sold; AT-95 Sold)