The Falling Mist Waterfall at Mount Kurokami

The Falling Mist Waterfall at Mount Kurokami
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Woodblock Prints Title: The Falling Mist Waterfall at Mount Kurokami in Shimotsuke Province (Shimotsuke Kurokamiyama Kirifuri no taki)

Publication: 1832

Size: Vertical ˘ban; 38 x 26 cm (15 x 10 1/4 in.)

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijud˘)

Signature: Saki no Hokusai Aratame Hitsu

1st state 2 originals from different sources: Estimated Value: Ref # TJW1

2nd state The main differences between the 1st and 2nd state are:

1/ The river is going toward the floor, instead of going right
2/ The lines are going go up
3/ The bush is bigger on the 2nd state than on the 1st state.

Estimated Value: Ref # TJW1a

Other Versions:

1/ Adachi's replica 1950's

Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original for comparison.

1/ The 4 lines inside the wave are in contact with both sides of the wave, instead of being in contact with the left side only
2/ The 2 Green "bush" sections are separated instead of being in contact.

Estimated Value: Ref # TJW1b

2/ Oedo Mokuhansha's replica 1960's

Published by Kaiseisha / Oedo mokuhansha; Carved by Torazo Matsuda, Printed by Isamu Nakai.

Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original for comparison.

1/ Portion of the print is trimmed almost 1.5cm ( 1/2"), very visible on the left side of the print.
2/ The 4 lines inside the wave are in contact with both sides of the wave, instead of being in contact with the left side only
3/ The block lines should be open to the grass area, and are closed in this version.

Estimated Value: Ref # TJW1c

3/ Takamizawa Tadao's replica

This reduced size edition was published by Tadao Takamizawa in the early 1930's, but printed later by his son Takaaki Takamizawa.



Estimated Value: Ref # TJW1d