ASADA -- "Kiyomizu Temple in Moonlight" (#5)

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Artist ASADA, Benji (1899-1984)
Title "Kiyomizu Temple in Moonlight"
("Kyoto Kiyomizudera Ugono Tsuki")
Date c1950's
(vintage print, pre-1957)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
Series na
Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to sky, buildings, and foreground; full moon stands forward via heavy "gauffrage"; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Pristine. Excellent colors.
(Found side-tipped into original 1950's "presentation folder.")
Reference/Illus na
Comments A beautifully depicted moonlite image.
Item # BK-75
Price $225 (Sold/JG)