||"Night Vendors at Asakusa"
||1881 (later "re-strike" ca1950)
||Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
||Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
||8 1/8 x 12 5/8
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
||Excellent. Strong colors.
(No flaws noted.)
||Similar scenes in Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan."
||Illuminated nighttime scene of vendors at Asakusa Shrine. (Printed from superbly and accurately
re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
||Available NOW as JS-345;
(JS-344 Sold/MW; JS-282 Sold/NK)