KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika -- "A Rainy Day at Kudan" (#2)

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika
Title "A Rainy Day at Kudan"
Date ca1910-20;
("early-edition," ca1910/38; pre-War printing)
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Hasegawa
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 x 9 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; nicely visible woodgrain; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Trimmed to image edge; unsealed (a typical state). Lightly backed. Dealer "#422" sticker on verso.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1242.
Comments One of the delightful "Night Scenes" series of prints by Hasegawa/Nishinomiya--an early series of 21 prints which together convey "the essense of shin-hanga." (Learn more.)
Item # DG-383
Price $275 (Sold/HP)