||"Snow at Toshogu Shrine, Ueno" ("Ueno Toshogu Sekisetsu no Zu")
||1879 (later "re-strike" ca1950)
||Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
||Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
||8 1/4 x 12 5/8
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; lacquer highlights to umbrella, kimono, and trees; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
||Excellent. Strong colors. (No flaws noted.)
||Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan," as Plate #140, page 127.
||Arguably Kiyochika's most well-known image. (Printed from superbly and accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)