KOITSU -- "Tea Shop at Ueno Kiyomizu"

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Title "(Tea Shop at) Ueno Kiyomizu"
("Ueno Kiyomizudo")
Date 1940 (early printing by Yokoi, likely 1940-62)
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten (Doi "watermark" upper left)
Carver/Printer Harada/Yokoi
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; very finely carved details, crisp key-lines.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Lightly toned; two tiny tape residues verso top/bottom center (otherwise clean backside).
Reference/Illus Chigasaki Museum's 1999 Koitsu Exhibition Catalogue, pl# 34, p34.
Comments Wonderfully illuminated nightscene--typical of the superb mastery of light for which Koitsu is so well known.
Item # CG-625
Price $550 (Sold/MN)