SHODA, Koho -- "Ueno Park" (#10)

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "Ueno Park"
Date ca1910-20;
("later-edition," ca1960/80)
Provenance Obtained via prominent San Francisco dealer contact (active 1897 to 2007--store now closed).
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late-1950's; then sporadically until present day.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 9 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to moon and trees; highly detailed carving. Deeply saturated pigments.
Condition Excellent. Original margins. (Slight toning--no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1248.
Comments One of the delightful "Night Scenes" series of prints by Hasegawa/Nishinomiya--an early series of 21 prints which together convey "the essense of shin-hanga." (Learn more.) Seldom seen image.
Item # GG-013
Price $325 (Sold/GB)