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Notes (1st edition)
Publisher (this edition): Uchida Uchida
Date of this item: 1950s
Notes (this edition)
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
Japanese Woodblock GOLDEN PAVILION N. Ito

This is a framed under glass Japanese Woodblock of the GOLDEN PAVILION In Kyoto Japan by N. Ito. It is in excellent condition with some stains on the matting only. The frame measures 14" x 19 1/2" the image 10 1/2 x 15 1/2".
Title Golden Pavillion - Trial proof print

provenance: Uchida Family Archives.
Artist Nisaburo Ito 1910-1988
Seal Artist's seal on each works.
Dated Ca. 1930-50.
Publisher Uchida.
Impression Excellent - very good. Clouds are embossed. Printed on "Uchida" watermarked paper.
Colors Excellent - Very good ... Real gold leaf on the temple.
Condition Excellent - very good ... Slight creases on the margins. Two fox spots on the upper margin.
Description The very rar trial proof of Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavillion).
The exceptional and rare items for the serious Japanese woodblock print collectors and institutions, who want the fine example of the creative process of commercial print production.
Note Uchida Han is an important Japanese publishing company with branches in both Tokyo and Kyoto. Founded in 1919, the company is still in existence today as an active publisher of shin-hanga in addition to publishing re-strikes of Edo period ukiyo-e prints.
Format Dai-Oban
Width Item 11.6 inches = 29.5 cm
Height Item 17.7 inches = 45.0 cm
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