Chiura Obata

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Chiura Obata - Printer's proof for
SOLD
Title:
Printer's proof for "Rainbow Fall, Inyo National Forest"
Date:
1930
Size:
15 3/4" x 11"
Medium:
Color woodblock
Signed:
Unsigned
 
(Proof outside the published edition of 100)
Photo of stamp on reverse: Made and Printed in Japan
at Takamizawa Color-Print Studio
Illustrated on page 122 of "Obata's Yosemite"

"Near the top of the San Joaquin Peak in the High Sierra is found Rainbow Falls, forming the headwaters for the two largest rivers that wind through the soil of great California, the Sacramento and the San Joaquin rivers. Beside the falls is seen a beautiful rainbow, present all the while the sun is up."