A quiet nocturnal scene, this color woodblock measures 9 x 13 3/8 inches, published c. 1930s. There is an artist signature stamp in the image, but we have been unable to identify it.
Color woodblock print. C. 1930. Laid type paper measures 10 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches.
Print measures 9 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches on 9 3/4 x 10 1/4 inch paper. Red publisher's seal in the lower right corner. In Japan, the carp is the personification of perseverance and the will to win. Swimming pairs of carp are considered a symbol of marriage.
This is a pair of 20th century Japanese woodblock prints, both printed on a crape type crinkled handmade paper.
Both sheets measure 14 3/4 X 11 1/4 inches. It has the Japanese Chop in the lower right but the artist remains a mystery to us.
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