Nisaburô: The mountain gate at Omuro
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Itô Nisaburô (1905-2001)

The Niomon gate of Ninnaji temple (aka Omuro) in Kyoto on a snowy night.

Title: Omuro Sanmon (The mountain gate at Omuro)

Seal: Ni

Publisher: Uchida, Kyoto

Date: c. 1950

Size: Vertical Dai-Ôban, 40 x 26,7 cm (image size)

Very good impression and colours, with additional gofun white for the snowflakes and glossy mica at the gate. Full margins. Watermark Uchida in lower right margin. As usual, a printer’s smudge in the right margin. Excellent condition. The cut-out corner at the bottom right corner is a printing registration mark (kentô).