||"Pagoda in the Rain"
(aka, Akiyama Buemon--
Tokyo publisher, 1877-c1910)
||4 3/4 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Superb "bokashi" shading to trees, pagoda, and foreground;
light "gauffrage" to falling rain; extremely fine detailing.
(Natural paper fiber in sky area right.)
||Good to Very Good.
Full original margins (per "kento" marks right and lower/right).
(1/2 tear/hole lower/left repaired from back; light toning and slight wear--otherwise flawless.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-44.14 (undated, but of 1907-10 period).
||Very rare image. PRE-1910 (Note: Kokkeido Publisher ceased business in c1910). Speaking of
these unusual format/composition prints, Jan Perree states that he "...has never seen examples outside his own
||Special Pricing $350 (Sold/DC)
($525 if perfect)