TOKURIKI -- "(Rainbow above) Miyajima Shrine" (#2)

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Artist TOKURIKI, Tomikichiro
Title "(Rainbow above) Miyajima Shrine, Aki Prefecture"
("Miyajima, Aki")
Date 1940 (pre-1957 printing)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
Series "Famous, Sacred and Historical Places"
("Seichi Shiseki Meisho")
Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 1/4 x 15
("dai-oban," large oban)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully done "bokashi" shading to sky and water area; extensive "gauffrage" to torri, rainbow, sky, and water area; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Deep, rich colors. Clean front and verso.
(Slight toning.)
Found still "top-tipped" to original backing.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Delightful scene of rainbow over Miyajima Shrine at low tide with deer in foreground. Early printing.
Item # BK-77
Price Special Pricing $100 (Sold/RY)
(Reg $250, $200)