Goyo, Hashiguchi (1880 - 1921), "Rain at Yabakei (Pre-Earthquake)"
|Title||Rain at Yabakei (Pre-Earthquake)|
|Medium||Original Limited Edition Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Edition||First - "mihon" (sample)|
|Date||1918 - Pre-Earthquake|
|Publisher||The Artist - Privately Published|
|Reference No||Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints #11; pg. 85 (full page).|
|Size||16 x 20 -1/2 " (Dai-oban design)|
|Condition||Very fine, with superb colors.|
Notes: A superbly executed early 1st state sample impression, with hand-applied silver mica. Red limited edition seal in lower left margin. Hand written, "mihon" (sample) as the edition number. Signed: Goyo ga; cursive kanji "Go" and stylized leaf, in red circle. Image title: vertical cartouche. Carver: Takanao Shichinosuke. Printer: Somekawa Kanzo.
An exceedlingly rare pre-earthquake landscape design by Goyo.