Kiyochika -- "Snow at Toshogu Shrine, Ueno"

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika
Title "Snow at Toshogu Shrine, Ueno" ("Ueno Toshogu Sekisetsu no Zu")
Date 1879 (later "re-strike" ca1950)
Series Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
Publisher Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/4 x 12 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; lacquer highlights to umbrella, kimono, and trees; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan," as Plate #140, page 127.
Comments Arguably Kiyochika's most well-known image. (Printed from superbly and accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
Item # JS-335
Price $175