||Mokuchu (Yoshijiro) URUSHIBARA (1888-1953)
||Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman
John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
||"Pencil-signed" by artist
||9 7/8 x 13 1/4
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to clouds; nicely
||Excellent. Clean front and verso. (Light toning; few scattered marks; slight wear.)
||Abstract cityscape--printed in soft colors. Urushibara left Japan 1908,
living in England and France until 1934--carving and printing his own designs.
A rarely seen print.