Shotei -- "Night Rain at Asagaya, Wagon Puller"

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Title "Night Rain at Asagaya, Wagon Puller" (given name)
Date ca1920's/30's (pre-1936)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 3/8 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; light lacquer highlights to upper black tree limbs; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Clean backside. (Slight "bumping" to top margin, few minor surface scratches bottom image--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus website #M-30; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #230.
Comments A bold, highly detailed "night time" image. Fine condition for this rare, pre-War image.
Item # AP-02
Price $750 (Reduced--was $875)Reserved/KM