ITO Yuhan -- "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto"

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Artist Ito, Yuhan (1882-1951)
(All references indicate "active ca1930-40.")
Title "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto"
(given name)
(aka, "Temple Corner")
Date Designed ca1930's.
Printed likely 1970's/80's.
Provenance Obtained directly from Tokyo publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku's remaining final inventory-- (learn more).
Series na
Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku (Tokyo publisher, active 1872-1950's; marginally until 1996.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/4 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed, soft "bokashi" shading throughout; slight woodgrain visible in sky. (Printed without the use of black "key-lines.")
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Full margins. (No flaws noted.) Slight age-toning.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Not often seen--a gorgeously illuminated temple image. Ito's images lack black "key-lines"--thusly imparting an overall soft, "watercolor" appearance.
Item # JS-2132
Price $600 (Reserved)