||"Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto"
||1933, Nov (pre-War printing, known collected 1947-48)
||Private placement. Consigned by family of US Army serviceman
Bob Broadway stationed in Tokyo 1947-48.
||"Collection of Scenic Views of Japan, Western Provinces"
("Nihon Fukeishu Kansai Hen") 1933-41
||Unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher), but known collected 1947-48.
||9 1/2 x 14 3/4
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, rooftop, distant
mountain, and foreground; "gauffrage" to roof-edges and railing;
"baren sujizuri" tracings to foreground; life-like shadowing; highly detailed carving.
||Nearly Excellent. Clean front and verso (no prior mounts). (Two-inch crease
lower/right corner; slight wear.)
||Pachter pl #72; Narazaki #229; Hotei #324; Blair 1936 Toledo, #96.
||Beautiful nighttime scene of Kyoto's famous Kiyomizu Temple bathed in
moonlight. Not often seen. Unsealed prints (hand-applied) are not uncommon
from Watanabe; but known to be pre-War.
||Special Pricing $795