ITO Yuhan -- "Cherry Blossoms and Castle"

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Artist Ito, Yuhan (1882-1951)
(All references indicate "active ca1930-40.")
Title ""Cherry Blossoms and Castle"
(given name)
Date Designed ca1930's.
Printed likely 1950's/60'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 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillful, soft "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" to castle, cherry blossoms, and rocks. (Printed with only partial use of black "key-lines.")
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Full margins. (Several surface scratches; light wear; light age-toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Not often seen--a colorful springtime cherry blossom image. NOTE: Appears to be a previously undocumented ITO Yuhan image.
Item # JS-2160
Price $650 (Reserved)