1914 - 1992
'A RAINY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY', 1953; AND UNTITLED (FROM THE SERIES THE GION QUARTER), 1956
Two vintage silver prints. Each print signed and stamped on the verso.
Both prints approximately
Image 13 x 19 cm (5 x 7½ in.);
sheet 20 x 25 cm (7¾ x 9¾ in.)
These two outstanding prints are in excellent condition. Each with glossy finish.
'A Rainy Commencement Ceremony' with corners very lightly worn, and some small red ink stains (probably from another print's signature ink placed on top of this print) all away from image.
'Untitled (from the series The Gion Quarter)' with a very small handling bump near left edge of print, only visible in raking light.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Private collection, UK