Kiyochika -- Surugacho Street in Snow

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Kiyochika (1870-1917)
Title "Surugacho Street in Snow" ("Suruga Cho Yuki")
Date 1878 (later "re-strike" ca1950)
Series Loosely as "Tokyo Landscapes."
Publisher Mariashobu Publisher (Kyoto)
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/2 x 12 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Similar scenes in Smith's “Kiyochika, Artist of Meiji Japan."
Comments Beautiful and evocative Meiji-era wintertime streetscene. (Printed from superbly and accurately re-cut blocks shortly after WWII.)
Item # JS-350
Price $165