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Signature in block
People are marveling the steam locomotive running among the cherry blossoms in Ueno. In this print, which is possibly part of a triptych the artist expressed a daily life scene in the Japanese capital. The upper part of the composition is a traditinal Japanese landscape while the lower part is a scene from the modern Japan or Japan of the day. This print merges two different approaches to Japanese art into a new and original composition.
Size is Oban tate-e. Slight toning. Slightly soiled. Wear and creases. Red ink stains. Missing and repaired areas. Backed.