||"Fireflys at Ochanomizu"
||1879 (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."
||Evocative nighttime scene of fireflies and pleasureboat. (Printed from superbly and accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
||Available by Request, Inquire