Chiura Obata

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Morning at Mono Lake - Chiura  Obata

Morning at Mono Lake, 1931

Woodblock Print  
13.25 x 18 in

Description: 'A thunderstorm had washed the entire pine forest here the night before. But the morning brought with it peace and tranquility... the cool morning breezes gently shake the silvery dew off the pine needles.' A rare, signed woodblock print in very fine condition from the Yosemite series. The prints were made from about 30 blocks in Tokyo by the Takamizawa Color Printing Studio. The production was supervised by the artist and is a high achievement in finest woodblock printing.

Issued: 1931

Condition: very fine; tiny dots of printing smudge at top center under branch

Signed: in black ink

Sealed: in artist's red chop

Special Label: dated 1931

Publisher: Takamizawa Color Print Studio

Series: Yosemite