Artist: KOBAYASHI, EijiroTitle: "Evening Cool on the Sumida River" (sepia version)Date: ca1910-20; ("mid-edition," ca1938/60; on thin paper)Provenance: Obtained via prominent San Francisco dealer contact (active 1897 to 2007--store now closed).Series: Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku (Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late-1950's; then sporadically until present day.)Medium: Japanese Woodblock PrintImage Size: 7 1/4 x 9 3/4Impression: Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" to moon; amazingly life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.Condition: Excellent. Strong colors. (No flaws noted.)
Eijiro Kobayashi was a Japanese printmaker who was a well known shin-hanga ("New Prints") artist.
Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.
Shipping:Domestic: Flat-rate of $20.00 (rigid/insured) to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Flat-rate of $60.00 (rigid/insured) to anywhere in the worldLocation: This item ships from Pacific North West
Your purchase is protected:
Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.
In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.