SEKINO -- "Hara -- 53 New Stations of the Tokaido"

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Artist SEKINO, Jun'ichiro, (1914-88)
Title "Hara" ("Hara") (Station #14)
Date Series: 1959-74
Series "Fifty-three New Stations of the Tokaido" ("Shin Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi no Uchi"--here "shin" means "new")
Publisher Believed self-published.
Seal, Carver/Printer Artist-signed using white ink.
Brush-signed, sealed, and titled on verso by artist.
Image Size OVERSIZED: 12 3/4 x 18 (on heavy, wide-margined paper; 17 x 21 1/2 overall)
Impression Fine. Boldly printed; skillfully shaded.
Condition Excellent. Clean front and backside. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Very "clever" and perhaps the best (and oversized) image of the series--here, we see reflected in the slate roof an upside-down image of Mt. Fuji. From Sekino's award-winning "New Tokaido 53 Stations" series, begun in 1959 and completed 1974.
Item # BG-269
Price $675 (Sold)