URUSHIBARA -- "Stork in Rain"

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Artist Mokuchu (Yoshijiro) URUSHIBARA (1888-1953)
Title "Stork in Rain"
Date undated (ca1920/30's)
Provenance Private placement. Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman stationed in Tokyo.
Series na
Publisher Urushibara carved and printed his own designs.
Seal, Carver/Printer Self-carved, self-printed
Image Size 9 7/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Extensive deep "gauffrage" (embossing) to all of stork's feathers; carved streaks of falling rain; black background.
Condition Good to Very Good. Very good colors. Clean front and verso. (Bumping/wrinkling, mostly to top and right margins; few surface scratches; some wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Wonderfully bold print. A deeply embossed white stork in a rainfall. A very rarely seen print.
Item # MB-01
Price Bi-Weekly Special $625 (Sold/JG)

(Reg $800)