KOTOZUKA -- "Moon at Kiyomizu Temple"

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Artist KOTOZUKA, Eiichi (1906-79)
Title "Moon at Kiyomizu Temple"
Date ca1950
Provenance Obained via Uchida Publisher's "Family Archives." Founded in 1919, a few of Uchida's long-held collection of original 1950's prints has recently found their way to modern day collectors.
Series na
Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
(Kyoto, 1919 to present)
Seal, Carver/Printer "Uchida watermark" bottom margin
Image Size 10 3/8 x 15 5/8 ("dai-oban")
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, clouds and background areas; "gauffrage" (embossing) to clouds, moon, and buildings; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Very clean front and verso.
(No flaws noted--found still side-tipped into original "presentation folder.")
Reference/Illus na
Comments An attractive nighttime view of Kyoto's Kiyomizu Temple. From Uchida's archives of early 1950's prints.
A rarely seen vintage print.
Item # EG-737
Price $395