SHODA, Koho -- "A Bridge in the Rainy Season"

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "A Bridge in the Rainy Season"
Date ca1910-20;
("early-edition," ca1910/38; pre-War printing)
Series Hasegawa's various "Scenes by Koho"
Publisher Hasegawa
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer Artist's black "koho" signature and red "seal."
Image Size 8 3/4 x 14
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to bridge and boat; amazingly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. (Few minor surface scratches; light age-toning. Verso-stamped tiny "Made in Japan.")
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1114.
Comments An outstanding full "oban-sized" Koho print by Hasegawa Publisher. (Learn more.) Seldom seen image.
Item # BG-669
Price $375 (Sold)