Keisho IMAO -- "Mt Fuji" (printer's proof)

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Artist Keisho IMAO
Title "Mt Fuji"
Date ca1960/70'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 have recently found their way to modern day collectors.
Series na
Publisher Uchida Publisher (Kyoto)
Seal, Carver/Printer Carver: Kuwana
Printer: Shimizu
Image Size 13 x 19 (LARGE)
(plus wide margins)
Impression Very Fine. Beautiful gold metallic pigments on clouds; white pigments over-printed as snow; light "gauffrage" to outline of Fuji.
Condition Very Good++
Clean front and verso.
(Several faint pencil marks lower/center Fuji; couple light creases upper sky area; light wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Gorgeous semi-abstract image of Mt Fuji rising majestically above golden-colored clouds. Large format. A "printer's proof" with several faint pencil marks--from Uchida's archives of early 1950's prints.
A seldom seen vintage print. Large format.
Item # FG-083
Price $350