||Mokuchu (Yoshijiro) URUSHIBARA (1888-1953)
||"Stork in Rain"
||Private placement. Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman
stationed in Tokyo.
||Urushibara carved and printed his own designs.
||9 7/8 x 14 3/8
||Very Fine. Extensive deep "gauffrage" (embossing) to all of stork's feathers; carved streaks
of falling rain; black background.
||Good to Very Good. Very good colors. Clean front and verso. (Bumping/wrinkling, mostly to top
and right margins; few surface scratches; some wear.)
||Wonderfully bold print. A deeply embossed white stork in a rainfall. A very rarely seen print.
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