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Lake Chūzenji (Nikkō)

Mabuchi Tōru (1920-1994)

 Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Lake Chūzenji (Nikkō)

by Maeda Masao, undated

Boar from Takeuchi Seihō's Album of the Twelve Calendrical Animals

IHL Cat. #832

About This Print

A view of Lake Chūzenji in Nikkō, possibly as seen from Chuzenji Temple.  The print is undated and there is an unidentified impressed seal in the lower right margin as shown below.

Source: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Ch%C5%ABzenji
Lake Chūzenji (中禅寺湖 Chūzenji-ko) is a scenic lake in Nikkō National Park in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It was created 20,000 years ago when Mount Nantai (2484 m) erupted and blocked the river

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #832
 Title Lake Chūzenji (Nikkō) 中禅寺湖 (日光)
 Maeda Masao (1904-1974)
 stamped "M. Maeda"
unidentified seal impressed in lower right-hand margin

 Publication Date undated
 Edition unknown
 Publisher  unknown
 Carver self-carved
 Printer  unknown
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good- numerous small spots of foxing in margin; minor handling creases
 Genre sosaku-hanga (creative print)
 printed on verso lower right-hand corner
 Format dai-oban
 H x W Paper 12 3/8 x 18 3/8 in. (31.4 x 46.7 cm)
 H x W Image 10 x 16 in. (25.4 x 40.6 cm)
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