Noel Nouet - Noel Nouet was a French artist and poet who spent much of his life in
Senso-ji Temple, 1936 - Beautiful depiction of Asakusa Kannon Temple, also known as Senso-ji. The majestic structure towers above the visitors thronging the grounds below. The walkway is lined with stalls and shops, and large paper lanterns hang from the eaves above the entrance gate. Wonderfully detailed with intricate line work, and lovely fresh color. A terrific view of this famous landmark.
This presentation - This print comes in a handsome presentation format as originally issued by the publisher. The print is loose within a windowed paper mat that slides into an outer gray folder with the artist's name and series in metallic gold, accompanied by a page of commentary in Japanese. We rarely see these woodblocks come with the original folders. A nice choice for a collector.
Signed - Noel Nouet within block
Publisher - Doi Eiichi, later edition
Artist - Noel Nouet (1885 - 1969)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 3/8" + margins as shown; outer folder 21 1/4" x 15 5/8"
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.