KASAMATSU -- "Yanaka Pagoda in the Rain" (#2)

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Title "Yanaka Pagoda in the Rain"
("Ameni Soboruru To (Yanaka, Tokyo)")
Date 1932, late spring.
(Circa likely 1940's/50's)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6-mm" seal
(used only 1946-57)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; life-like streaks of falling rain; baren "sujjizuri" (circles) lower foreground; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good+++. Very good colors. Clean backside.
(Tape across top margin; light toning; light wear.)
Reference/Illus Grund #W-08.
Comments Evocative early Showa-era image of a well known Tokyo scene. (Japanese dealer's "Certify Genuine" sticker included.)
Item # DG-192
Price $425