Shotei -- "Sawatari in Joshu District" (#2)

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Title "Sawatari in Joshu District"
Date 1924-27
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death (via a dealer contact).
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; "baren sujizuri" tracings to mountainside and sky; deep "gauffrage" to mountain top, trees and rooftop; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Clean front and verso. (Light toning; bumped upper/right corner; couple pin-sized spots--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus website #M-11; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #211; Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #80.
Comments A beautiful wintertime scene with crows flying overhead. Muller provenance.
Item # DG-942
Price $775