||"Pine Trees at Ogo Village, Northern Shinshu"
("Aioi Matsu (Kitashinano Ogo Mura)")
||Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman
John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
||9 1/2 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; extensive "gauffrage"
(embossing) to snow-laden trees and torri gate; baren "sujizuri" (tracings) to
foreground; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
Clean front and verso.
(Few surface scratches; "bumped"
lower/right corner; very slight wear.)
||A striking and colorful wintertime image. Kinjiro Publisher issued 8 prints
by Kasamatsu Shiro 1948-1950. A very rarely seen design.