YOSHIMITSU -- "Fushimi Inari Shrine"

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Artist NOMURA, Yoshimitsu c1870-c1935 (active 1890's-1930's)
Title "Fushimi Inari Shrine"
("Fushimi Inariyama")
Date 1931 (Second Edition (without "verso seal"); undated, but appears pre-War)
Series "Famous Places of Kyoto"
("Kyoraku Meisho," a six-print series)
Publisher Sato Shotaro Publisher (Kyoto, c1895-1931)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 3/8 x 13 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Wonderfully executed "bokashi" shading; lightly "gauffraged"
(embossed) clouds; very detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Merritt's "Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints" p88; Blair's 1936 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #285.
Comments A classic "shin hanga" print of the Toledo Exhibition. (Lacks "first edition verso seal"--but early.)
Item # CG-731
Price $475 (Reserved--WM)