SHODA, Koho -- "Shrine Gate at Miyajima" (#6)

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "Shrine Gate at Miyajima"
Date ca1910-20;
("mid-edition," ca1938/60, on nicely "age-mellowed" paper)
Provenance Obtained from Florida print collector/dealer.
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 10
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; amazingly life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. (Light toning margins; very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1251.
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.)
Item # GM-02
Price $325 (Reserved/RF)