||"Fine Day in May"
||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)
||10 1/4 x 15 1/2 ("dai-oban")
||Very Fine. Excellent colors. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky and
foreground; nicely detailed carving.
Clean front and verso.
(Bumping top margin; light wear.)
||An attractive streetscene of "carp banners" ("koi-nobori") seen
flying on Japan's annual May 5th "Boy's Day" holiday.
From Uchida's archives of early 1950's prints.
A rarely seen vintage print.