KASAMATSU -- "Festival Lanterns at Zoshigaya"

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Title "Festival Lanterns at Zoshigaya" ("Oeshiki Zoshigaya")
Date 1934; early edition (pre-War)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "C seal" (used only 1929-42)
Image Size 8 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Fine. Skillful soft "bokashi" shading throughout; visible "woodgrain" (sky and left); crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. No flaws noted. Clean backside (pencil notation verso margin).
Reference/Illus Blair, Toledo 1936, pl. #172; Grund #W-08; Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #K-10.
Comments Rarely seen image. Flawless condition. Early Watanabe "C seal" (Blair, Toledo 1936, indicates edition of 100).
Item # CG-573
Price $1450 (Sold)