Shotei -- "Sudden Rain Near Bridge" (#2)

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Title "Sudden Rain Near Bridge"
(aka "Shower")
Date 1925-35 (per Ota Museum, Tokyo)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" to bridge; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Clean front and verso. (Diagonal 3-inch crease along bottom; few minor surface scratches; light toning.) Tiny "Made in Japan" and #539 stamped verso bottom.
Reference/Illus website #M-50; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #539; Ota Museum Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #223.
Comments A beautifully subtle and dramatic nighttime scene.
Item # DG-974
Price $750