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Emil Orlik: Wasserstrasse in Tokio - Waterway in Tokyo

Wasserstrasse in Tokio  -  Waterway in Tokyo
lithograph printed in grey on a yellow tone plate, 1900
Catalogue Reference: Kuwabara L.9; Schütte 97
Plate/Image Size: 33 x 23.4 cm - (13 x 9¼ inches)
Sheet Size: 40.2 x 26.5 cm - (15¾ x 10½ inches)
signed Emil Orlik 1900 Tokio in pencil

this lithograph, one of the earliest Orlik made in Japan, has an alternative title Landungsplatz in Tokio (Landing place in Tokyo)
a remarkably good impression printed by Orlik in Tokyo at the Nippon Tokio Koshiba print studion (with the red blindstamp); on simili japan paper with full margins
in superb condition, with fresh original colour
this lithograph was later included in the portfolio Aus Japan 1901 - 1903