KASAMATSU -- "Yushima Tenjin Shrine in Spring"

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Title "Yushima Tenjin Shrine in Spring"
("Harusame Yushhima-tenjin")
Date 1935,
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer No seals present
(occasionally omitted--but clearly on "older paper".)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; life-like streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good to Nearly Excellent. Very good colors. Clean backside. (Faint mat-line wide into margin; minor surface scratch; glue residues verso margins; light toning.)
Reference/Illus Grund #W-20.
Comments Beautifully evocative nighttime image. Rarely seen.
Item # DG-203
Price $1150 (Sold/KK)