Bakufu ONO -- "Goldfish"

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Artist Bakufu ONO
Title "Goldfish" (given name)
Date 1952
Series na
Publisher Kyoto Hanga-in
Seal, Carver/Printer Kituta/Shinagawa
Image Size 10 1/4 x 15 ("dai-oban" (large oban))
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to fish and background; "gauffrage" (embossing) to areas of fish; gold metallic pigment highlights to fish; black lacquer highlights to grey fish and aqua-plants; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Few surface scratches; tiny spot near top; light toning.) Still side-tipped to original backing.
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightful and colorful image of three swimming fish against a grey background. A vintage print--bottom margin reads "Printed 1952."
Item # DG-718
Price $295 (Sold/GH)