||Mokuchu (Yoshijiro) URUSHIBARA (1888-1953)
||"Carnations in Blue Vase"
||Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman
John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
||"Pencil-signed" by artist
||8 5/8 x 13 3/8
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to flowers and vase;
highly detailed carving.
||Excellent. Clean front and verso. (Light toning; slight wear.)
(Still Side-tipped to original backing sheet.)
||Colorful flower arrangement--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.
||Special $225 (Sold/GG)