ITO Yuhan -- "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto" (#5)

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Artist Ito, Yuhan (1882-1951)
(All references indicate "active ca1930-40.")
Title "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto"
(given name)
(aka, "Temple Corner")
Date Designed ca1930's.
(Printed likely ca1970's/80's.)
Series na
Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku (Tokyo publisher, active 1872-1950's; very marginally until 1996.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/4 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed, soft "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" to cherry blossoms; slight woodgrain visible in sky. (Printed without the use of black "key-lines.")
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Full margins. (Slight age-toning; a little "bumping" to wide outer margins.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Not often seen--a gorgeously illuminated temple image. Ito's images lack black "key-lines"--thusly imparting an overall soft, "watercolor" appearance.
Item # DG-697
Price $695 (Sold/MJ)