Shotei -- "Fireworks at Shubinomatsu" (#3)

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Title "Fireworks Shubinomatsu"
("Okawa Shubinomatsu")
(literally "Pine Tree at Okawa River")
Date 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 kimono and fan; life-like "reflection;" highly detailed, crisp lines. Original "#222" dealer's sticker attached to Watanabe backing sheet.
Condition Excellent. Bright, fresh colors. Clean backside. Still lightly "top-tipped" to original Watanabe backing. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus website #M-23; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #222
Comments A delightful and soughtafter "fireworks" image. Outstanding colors--finest copy we've ever seen. Seldom seen.
Item # DG-774
Price $1150 (Sold/NK)