GOYO -- "Rain at Yabakei" (#4)

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Title "Rain at Yabakei"
Date Originally 1918, March;
(Later edition ca1980/90's, newly carved blocks)
Series na
Publisher Yuyudo Publisher
Seal, Carver/Printer Uetani/Suzuki
Image Size 14 3/4 x 20
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, mountains, water and foreground; nicely over-printed as streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Reference/Illus Toledo, 1930, Plate #9B; "Shin-Hanga" Fig #81; "Modern Japanese Prints" p81.
Comments Striking Goyo landscape image, sketched in March of 1918 while in Kyushu. One of only 16 lifetime images done by Goyo (11 "bijin-ga," 4 landscapes, 1 "kacho-e").
Item # EG-211
Price $375