Shotei -- "Plum Blossom in Snow" (#4)

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Title "Plum Blossom in Snow"
(given name)
Date ca1920's/30's (pre-1936)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 3/8 x 14 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" to falling "snowflakes," "snow accumulation," and umbrella; crisply and highly detailed carving. (Two original "drying holes" left margin.)
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Very clean front and backside. (Thinning top verso margin corner--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus website #M-55; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #544; Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #227.
Comments A beautiful, highly detailed "bijin-ga/snow" image. Exceptional condition for this rare, pre-War image.
Item # DG-370
Price $1250