KOBAYASHI, Eijiro -- "A Pagoda by Moonlight" (#2)

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Eijiro
Title "A Pagoda by Moonlight"
Date ca1910-20;
("mid-edition," ca1938/60)
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; light "gauffrage" to moon and clouds; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Original margins. (Rubbing right margin--otherwise fine.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1243.
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.) Seldom seen image.
Item # JS-2141
Price $275 (Sold/HP)