Obama no mise (Loach Fish Restaurant in Obama)

Katsuyuki Nishijima


"Obama no Mise" (Loach Fish Restaurant in Obama) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. This is a very famous Japanese loach fish restaurant in Obama, Fukui prefecture. Noren cloth shows "Dojo"(Loach). Wonderful details with strong colors. Excellent shading, bold colors, and strong ink bleed through. Genuine handmade Japanese woodblock print. Nishijima's umbrella prints are very attractive and popular. Very beautiful contrast.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 17 and 1/4 inches wide and 12 and 1/2 inches tall (43.5 x 31.5 cm)
Image size: 14 and 7/8 inches wide and 10 and 1/8 inches tall (38 x 25.5 cm)
Sheet number: 325/500
Date: Printed 2006
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition, minor paper crease on the top margin (edge) which will be easily matted out.