'Pagoda of  Ninnaji Temple in Snow'

This very serene snow scene depicts Ninnaji Temple's five-story pagoda in a heavy snowfall. The title is "Omuro Settou".  Nisaburo's and Uchida company cipher/seals are noted in the lower right corner of the print. This print is accented with mica, a natural substance, which gives this print shimmering highlights. This is a lifetime woodblock print by Ito, in Dai-Oban size, published by the Kyoto publishing house Uchida, c1950.  The print sight size is 10.25" x 15", and the original frame measures 18.5" x 14".  P8531

Nisaburo Ito (1910-1988) 'Pagoda of Ninnaji Temple in Snow'