||KOTOZUKA, Eiichi (1906-79)
||"Moon at Kiyomizu Temple"
||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
||Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
(Kyoto, 1919 to present)
||"Uchida watermark" bottom margin
||10 3/8 x 15 5/8 ("dai-oban")
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, clouds and background
areas; "gauffrage" (embossing) to clouds, moon, and buildings; nicely detailed carving.
Very clean front and verso.
(No flaws noted--found still side-tipped into original "presentation folder.")
||An attractive nighttime view of Kyoto's Kiyomizu Temple.
From Uchida's archives of early 1950's prints.
A rarely seen vintage print.