SHODA, Koho -- "Ueno Park"

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "Ueno Park"
Date ca1910-20;
("early-edition," ca1910/38; pre-War printing)
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Hasegawa
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer Without artist's "seal" (often typical of these various "Night Scenes" prints).
Image Size 7 1/8 x 9 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; amazingly life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Trimmed to image's edge (typical state); stamped verso tiny "Made in Japan." (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1248.
Comments One of the delightful "Night Scenes" series of prints by Hasegawa/Nishinomiya--an early series of 21 prints which together convey "the essense of shin-hanga." (Learn more.) Seldom seen image.
Item # BG-483
Price $325 (Sold/LF)