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Ishikawa Toraji (1875-1964)

Sailing ships in a river harbor after a summer rain shower.

Title: Shû-u ikka (Clearing after a sudden rain shower)

Signature: Ishikawa, hand signed with ink

Seal: Tora

Block cutter: Yamagishi Kazue

Printer: Matsuzaki Keisaburô

Date: 1934 (printed during lifetime, 1943-64)

Size: 30,0 x 38,0 cm

Very good impression and colour. Watermark Ishikawa Toraji in bottom left margin. Full margins. Paper slightly age toned, crease in bottom margin, short tears and minor paper defects in margins. Upper corners with traces of former mounting. Overall in good condition.

Ill. in Catalogue Koichi Museum of Art, Ishikawa Toraji ten, p. 178, No. 231

In addition: Key block print with seal Tora. Bottom margin minimally creased, else in very good condition.

In addition: Another key block print, coloured by hand with gouache and water colours, signed in bottom right Ishikawa (barely visible) with seal Tora. Colour stain in lower margin and minimal creasing in margins, overall in very good condition.

Together  sold