Approaching the Temple
My great aunt worked for a physician who traveled to Asia and brought this back as a gift for her
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Japanese woodblock prints lose a great deal of their value when they are laid down, or glued, to board, as in this case and many of the others you have submitted for appraisal.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock print
late 19th/early 20th Century
depicting a rain-soaked landscape with figures approaching a temple, character marks and stamped lower left and right
15 by 10 1/2 inches
CONDITION: affixed to board
PROVENANCE: gift, thence by inheritance
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
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