KOTOZUKA -- "Kamo River at Night"

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Artist KOTOZUKA, Eiichi
Title "Kamo River at Night"
("Kamogawa Seiya")
Date ca1950's
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 na
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8 ("dai-oban")
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, water and building areas; deep "gauffrage" (embossing) to crescent moon and flowing river water; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Very clean front and verso.
(Very slight wear.) Found still side-tipped into original "presentation folder."
Reference/Illus na
Comments An attractive nighttime view of Kyoto's famous Kamo River. From Uchida's archives of early 1950's prints.
A rarely seen vintage print.
Item # EG-742
Price $395 (Sold/NK)