Shotei -- "Fireworks at Shubinomatsu" (#2)

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Title "Fireworks Shubinomatsu"
("Okawa Shubinomatsu")
(literally "Pine Tree at Okawa River")
Date Likely early 1930's (in 1936 Watanabe Catalogue).
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 7/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to waves, kimono, and poles; crisply detailed lines; life-like "reflection." Tiny "Made in Japan" and "#222" stampings verso bottom.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Strong colors. Clean backside. Original narrow margins. (Few surface scratches; slight toning.)
Reference/Illus website #M-23; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #222
Comments A delightful and soughtafter "fireworks" image. Seldom seen.
Item # DG-357
Price Bi-Weekly Special $675
(Reg $875)