URUSHIBARA -- "Canal Scene in France"

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Artist Mokuchu (Yoshijiro) URUSHIBARA (1888-1953)
Title "Canal Scene in France"
(given name)
Date undated (pre-1934)
Provenance Private placement. Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman stationed in Tokyo.
Series na
Publisher Self-published
Seal, Carver/Printer Self-carved, self-printed
Image Size 7 1/2 x 10 7/8
(plus wide margins)
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Clean front and verso. (Very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Delightful French canal scene--printed entirely in black and greys. Urushibara left Japan 1908, living in England and France until 1934--carving and printing his own designs. A very rarely seen print.
Item # MB-44
Price $250 (Sold/MK)