ITO Yuhan -- "Snowy Kyoto Streetscene" (#5)

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Artist Ito, Yuhan (1882-1951)
Title "Snowy Kyoto Streetscene"
(aka: "Snowy Village" and "Tennonji in Snow")
Date Designed ca1930's.
(Printed likely ca1980's/90's.)
Series na
Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed, soft "bokashi" shading throughout; life-like reflection.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Full margins. (No flaws noted--slight age-toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Not often seen--perhaps Ito's finest image. Ito's images lack black "key-lines" thusly imparting an overall soft, "watercolor" appearance.
(Stock photos.)
Nishinomiya Publisher's inventory now appears "sold out."
Item # DG-748B
Price $695 (Few copies remain)