Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Ryuson
Title Yushima no kei – View of Yushima by moonlight
Date November 5, 1880
Publisher Arai Hachizo
Format Oban (13 7/8" X 9 3/8")
Comment Incredibly rare print by an artist known for only nine designs, all landscapes in Western perspective. As Richard Lane says,"His works are few but marked by poetic distinction; in imaginative employment of atmospheric effects he often surpasses Kiyochika and follows in the line of Hiroshige." Illustrated in Michener, Japanese Prints from the Early Masters to the Modern, #231.
Price $4800.
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