Shotei -- "Fireworks at Ryogoku, Tokyo"

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Title "Fireworks at Ryogoku, Tokyo"
(given name)
Date ca1927-35 (pre-1936)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfull "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to fireworks; black bridgework done via "burnishing"; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. (Some natural paper wrinkling top margin--otherwise flawless.) Clean backside.
Reference/Illus website #M-51; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #540; Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #224.
Comments A striking fireworks at Tokyo's Ryogoku Bridge. Seldom seen image.
Item # BG-566
Price $1200 (Sold/NK)