||"Sacred Bridge in Winter, Nikko"
||Obained via Uchida Publisher's "Family Archives." Founded in 1919, a few of Uchida's
long-held collection of original 1950's prints have recently found their way to modern
||"Four Seasons of Nikko"
||Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
(Kyoto, 1919 to present)
||7 1/2 x 10 1/8 ("chuban")
||Very Fine. Excellent colors. Nice "bokashi" shading to background sky;
light "gauffrage" (embossing) to trees and snow accumulation; nicely detailed
carving. ("Kento ink-mark" lower margin--easily covered by matting.)
Clean front and verso.
(Very slight edge wear--otherwise flawless. Slight toning.)
||A handsome and boldly printed view of Nikko's "Sacred Bridge"
("Shinkyo Bridge") as seen winter.
From Uchida's archives of early 1950's prints.
A seldom seen vintage print.