SEKIGUCHI -- "Pont Mari (France)"

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Artist Shungo SEKIGUCHI
(1911-2002; active 1932-52)
Title "Pont Mari"
("Mari Bridge in Paris")
Date 1951
Series na
Publisher Nippon Hanga Kenkyujo (Kyoto Publisher, active 1946-52)
Seal, Carver/Printer Nakagawa/Onodera
Image Size 8 5/8 x 13 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to bridge; highly detailed carving, crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightfully colorful Japanese woodblock of a Paris scene; woodblock-printed to appear almost as if being a watercolor. (Sekiguchi lived in France 1935-40, then returned following end of WWII.)
Item # Available NOW As JS-2020;
(JS-2019 Reserved/CD;
JS-2018 Sold; JS-2017 Sold; JS-2016 Sold)
Price $250