ITO Yuhan -- "Ukimido at Katada, Biwa"

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Artist Ito, Yuhan (1882-1951)
(All references indicate "active ca1930-40.")
Title "Ukimido at Katada, Biwa"
(given name)
Date Designed ca1930's.
Printed likely 1960's/70'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 5/8 x 14 5/8
Impression Fine. Skillful, soft "bokashi" shading throughout; visible woodgrain to upper sky; life-like reflection. (Faint "ink smudge" above roof.)
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Full margins. (Minor surface scratch; light age-toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Not often seen--a wonderful moonlit scene of Ukimido at Lake Biwa. (Typical of Ito's earlier prints, printed WITH the use of some black "key-lines.")
Item # JS-2135
Price $575 (Reserved)