||"Clearing After Snow in the Pines"
("Matsu no Yukibare")
||1930 (early 1950's Shobishia-published edition)
||One of 16 images originally published by Kawaguchi & Sakai (1929-30).
||Early red "tiled circular" Shobisha seal (lower margin)--used only ca1950's.
||9 1/4 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; extensive deep "gauffrage" to
snow accumulation on tree's limbs and ground; deep saturation of colors; highly detailed carving.
||Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Couple minor surface scratches;
very slight wear; slight age-toning.)
||Narazaki #KS-5; Hotei #185.
||Published by Shobisha (who acquired woodblocks from Kawaguchi & Sakai around 1950).