TOKURIKI -- "Mt. Fuji and Cherry Blossoms at Tateho" (#2)

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Artist TOKURIKI, Tomikichiro
Title "Mt. Fuji and Cherry Blossoms at Tateho"
Date 1941 (pre-1957 printing)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
Series "Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji"
("Honen no Fuji")
Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 3/8 x 15
("dai-oban," large oban)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, Fuji, and foreground; deep "gauffrage" to Fuji's snowfields and cherry blossoms; 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 Mt. Fuji seen through the branches of a blossoming cherry tree near Teteho village. Early printing.
Item # BK-81
Price Special Pricing $200 (Sold/HR)
(Reg $250)