||"Megaro Fudo Temple" ("Megaro Fudo do")
||red 6mm (lifetime edition)
||9.5 x 14.375
||Very good; nice "bokashi" shading; life-like shadowing.
||Excellent; only slight toning. Strong colors; clean backside.
||Pachter pl #58; Narazaki #322
||Still in original Watanabe folder.
Narazaki reports that this composition was designed with an interest in depicting the complex shadows which are seen cast on the
flagstones of the temple's path and steps.
Interestingly, the "backwards swastika" symbol is actually the Japanese kanji for "temple." Fresh.