Oda Kazuma 1882 - 1956
Tokai Hattatsu (The Urbanization of the Capital), 1919
A complete portfolio consisting of 4 prints with original cover and colophon, bearing a book plate of the artist's design indicating that this is from the collection of the artist. The four prints are titled as follows: 1. A fine evening on the Kamogawa (in Kyoto), Lithograph on 12 x 8.5 inches, printed on laid Japan paper with deckled edges. Scattered stains in margins, mounted on original mount. 2. A Street Stall, Lithograph 7.25 x 10.375 inches, printed on pulp paper, deckled edge recto, moderate toning, otherwise very fine color and condition. 3. Matsushima Pleasure District in Osaka, Lithograph 7.5 x 11.125 inches, (Condition, same as #2 above) 4. A Very Busy Small Restaurant, Lithograph 11.5 x 7 inches, (Condition, Same as #2 above) All of these prints are illustrated in Oda Kazuma Catalog Raisonne, #75 - 78 along with the fan cartouche on the cover of the portfolio. Very rare!