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Near Yanagibashi


Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Near Yanagibashi

by Kasamatsu Shirō, originally 1954

IHL Cat. #34

About This Print

Modern day view of area near Yanagi bridge

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #34
 Title  Near Yanagi Bridge (Yanagibashi Fukin)
 Series  Eight Views of Tokyo (Tokyo Hakkei no Uchi)
 Catalogue Raisonné  U-88 (as listed in Shiro Kasamatsu - The Complete Woodblock Prints, Dr. Andreas Gund, self-published by the author, 2001, Tokyo)
 Kasamatsu Shirō (1898–1991)
 Seal  red Shirō seal
 Date  originally published 1954
 Edition  later post-1960 edition, as indicated by lack of date in Kanji on the bottom of the left margin.  (For more information on dating Unsōdō prints see the article Unsōdō Publishing.)
 Publisher  Unsōdō ("Unsōdō han" seal bottom left margin top-most seal)
 Printer  Shinmi Saburo ("suri Shinmi" seal bottom left margin 2nd seal down)
 Carver  Nagashima Michio ("hori Nagashima" bottom left margin 3rd seal down)
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent
 Miscellaneous  "Gei" watermark lower left corner. (The "Gei" kanji is the first character of the name Unsōdō.)
 Genre  shin hanga (new prints)
 Format  Oban tate-e
 H x W Paper  15 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (40.3 x 27.6 cm)
 H x W Image  14 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. (36.5 x 24.1 cm)
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Last revision: 8/6/2018