Kiyochika -- Rainfall at Shin-Ohashi Bridge, Tokyo

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika (1870-1917)
Title "Rainfall at Shin-Ohashi Bridge, Tokyo" ("Tokyo Shin-Ohashi Uchuzu")
Date 1876 (later "re-strike" ca1950)
Series Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
Publisher Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/2 x 13 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; life-like reflections in water; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Seen in Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan" as plate #11, page 24.
Comments Beautiful and evocative Meiji-era riverscene of Edo's "New Great Bridge"--titled also in English, indicates intended for dual audience. (Printed from superbly and accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
Item # Possibly Available, Inquire;
(JS-328 (Sold/JG)
Price $165