ITO Yuhan -- "Ukimido at Katada, Biwa" (#2)

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Artist Ito, Yuhan (1882-1951)
(All references indicate "active ca1930-40.")
Title "Ukimido at Katada, Biwa"
(given name)
Date Designed ca1930's.
(Printed ca1938-early 1960's.)
Series na
Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku (Tokyo publisher, active 1872-1950's; very marginally until 1996.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed soft "bokashi" shading throughout; "gauffrage" to moon and moon's reflection; visible woodgrain to upper sky; life-like reflection.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Full original margins. (Slight age-toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Not often seen--a wonderful moonlit scene of Ukimido at Lake Biwa. (Typical of Ito's earlier prints, printed WITH the use of some black "key-lines.")
(Stock photos.)
Nishinomiya Publisher's inventory now appears "sold out."
Item # DG-188
Price $695