||"Yagumo Bridge at Nagata Shrine in Snow, Kobe"
("Kobe Nagatajin-ja Yagumo-bashi")
(1946-57, lifetime printing)
||Collected by US Army serviceman early 1950's while in Japan.
||"Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II" ("Nihon Fukei Shu II Kansai Hen")
||Black "6mm seal"
||9 1/4 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, trees, umbrella and kimono, bridge
and buildings; baren "sujizuri" (circles) to snowy forground; finely carved details.
Stamped "Original Work of Art" and "Printed in Japan" lower verso margin.
||Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. Very clean margins and verso. (Slightly trimmed
top/upper margin--otherwise absolutely flawless. An amazingly fresh print.)
||Narazaki #231; Hotei #327.
||A beautifully colorful snowscene image of much depth. Lifetime edition.