YOKOUCHI -- "Rain at Ueno"

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Artist Kiyoharu YOKOUCHI
(aka Ginnosuke Yokouchi)
Title "Rain at Ueno"
(aka, "Lanterns with Cherry Blossoms")
Date 1935 July (pre-War);
Limited Edition #152/300 (stamping verso)
First Edition, only Edition.
Series na
Publisher Self-published
Seal, Carver/Printer "Kiyoharu"
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to lanterns, umbrellas, and kimonos; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors.
Clean frontside and verso.
(Slight toning to margins; bumped lower/right corner; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A beautifully designed and masterfully printed self-published print.
Primarily a watercolor artist, Yokouchi is known to have produced only 8 lifetime images during the 1935-40 pre-War period.
Very rarely seen.
Item # EG-940
Price $2900 (Sold/NK)