Upper Lyell Fork, near Lyell Glacier in Yosemite.
Date: 1930
From the World Landscape series, the groundbreaking effort that Obata spent all his savings on creating with the highest possible standards. The project employed more than 32 carvers and 40 printers for eighteen months. In order to give the effect of a watercolor, scores of blocks were used for each design, and specially prepared paper was made.
Publisher: Takamizawa
Inventory Number: OBA003
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