||"Muroji Temple, Nara"
||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 1/2 x 15 3/4 ("dai-oban")
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to trees and
foreground; "gauffrage" (embossing) to trees and stone pathway;
nicely detailed carving.
Boldly printed in a "sosaku hanga" style.
Very clean front and verso.
(Bumping and slight discoloration top/bottom margins; light wear.)
Found still side-tipped into original "presentation folder."
||A boldly printed design of a shrine set in the woods.
From Uchida's archives of early 1950's prints.
A rarely seen vintage print.