KASAMATSU -- "Moonrise at Nezu Shrine, Tokyo"

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Title "Moonrise at Nezu Shrine, Tokyo" ("**")
Date 1932,
(Likely ca1932-46 edition)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer No seals within image
(likely 1932-46 "margin seals" trimmed off)--but clearly on "older paper."
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" to moon; highly detailed carving.
Condition Good++. Quite good colors. (Margins trimmed just outside of image border; a minor surface scratch; tiny nick upper left edge; light toning.)
Reference/Illus Grund #W-09.
Comments Beautifully moonlit nighttime image. Rarely seen, one of Kasamatsu's early pre-War Watanabe images.
Item # DG-366
Price $425