Aburakoji (Aburakoji Street in Kyoto)

Katsuyuki Nishijima


Fine black and white woodblock print "Aburakoji" (Aburakoji Street in Kyoto) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. This scene is a street at Nishijin district in Kyoto and this store is a very famous drug store. Wooden signs say each drug name. His masterful woodblock printing skills reflect a nostalgic view of Japan. This black and white print has the very different impression from other his colorful umbrella prints. Printed on a cream color paper. 

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/8 inches wide and 13 and 1/8 inches tall (25.8 x 33 cm) 
Image size: 7 and 7/8 inches wide and 10 and 3/4 inches tall (20 x 27 cm) 
Sheet number: N/A
Date: First printed 2018 
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition, never framed. Very minor paper crease on the bottom margin which will be easily matted out.