||Takashi ITO (1894-1982)
||"Ferry at Odai, Tokyo"
("Odai no Watashi")
||Private placement. Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman
stationed in Tokyo.
||Watanabe "6-mm seal"
(used only 1946-57)
||9 1/2 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; "gauffrage" (embossing)
to boats and smoke area; highly detailed carving.
||Very Good. Excellent colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Slight wrinkling left; bump bottom/left
corner; tiny spot left sky; couple surface scratches; tack-holes upper margin.)
||Colorful and highly detailed harbor scene. A seldom seen print. (Pencil title and
artist name by Watanabe staff.)