Tomikichirô: Fireflies at Uji RiverTomikichirô: Fireflies at Uji River
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Tokuriki Tomikichirô (1902-2000)

Fireflies at night over the Uji River, by the bridge.

Title: Uji-gawa (Uji river)

Series: From a series of views from Kyoto and its surroundings

Signature: Tomikichirô

Publisher: Uchida, Kyoto (seal Uchida han)

Size: Shikishiban, 27.8 x 25.8 cm (overall)

Date: 1950s

Very good impression and colours, with strong embossing in the bridge piers. Unbacked sheet with full margins. Paper only minimally age-toned, very small printer’s stains in the hill, otherwise excellent.