Shotei -- "Night Shower at Izumi Bridge" (post-earthquake) #2

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Title "Night Shower at Izumi Bridge" (post-earthquake)
("Izumibashi no __ Ame")
Date ca1930, post-earthquake version.
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death (via a dealer contact).
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; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Lightly "age-toned."
Reference/Illus Illustrated in "The New Wave" as pl#86, p111; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #215; website #M-16.
Comments This is the post-earthquake variant of the classic Shotei image. We believe that this print is quite rare--and interestingly, so much so that Marc Kahn's image is, in fact, taken from the "New Wave" book's image. (Compare prints #M-15 and #M-16 illustrated at website.)
Item # BG-917
Price $1450 (Sold)
(Possibly Available Again--Inquire)