Artist: Ito Yuhan
Title: Cherry Blossoms and Castle
Date: Not set
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Description: Artist Ito, Yuhan (1882-1951) (All references indicate "active ca1930-40.") Title ""Cherry Blossoms and Castle" (given name) Date Designed ca1930's. Printed likely 1950's/60's. Provenance Obtained directly from Tokyo publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku's remaining final inventory-- (learn more). Series na Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku (Tokyo publisher, active 1872-1950's; marginally until 1996.) Seal, Carver/Printer na Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/2 Impression Very Fine. Skillful, soft "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" to castle, cherry blossoms, and rocks. (Printed with only partial use of black "key-lines.") Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Full margins. (Several surface scratches; light wear; light age-toning.) Reference/Illus na Comments Not often seen--a colorful springtime cherry blossom image. NOTE: Appears to be a previously undocumented ITO Yuhan image. Item # JS-2160