||"Sacred Bridge at Nikko"
(aka literally "Bridge of the Gods")
||1939 October; early pre-War printing.
||Baba Nobuhiko (Kyoto, active c1930's to mid-1950's)
||"Hanken Shoju" ("Copyright") above publisher's bridge-post cartouche
||9 1/2 x 14 1/4 ("oban")
||Very Fine. Superbly done "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to bridge, rocks, and water;
crisp "key-lines," highly detailed carving.
||Good. Colors somewhat faded. Clean front and backside. (Light/moderate toning; few surface
scratches; faint discoloration upper sky; thin paper residues verso top margin.)
||A panoramic view of Nikko's well-known Bridge of the Gods. A seldom seen print by a rarely
encountered Kyoto publisher.
||Special $375 (Sold/NM)