Shotei -- "Sudden Shower"

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Title "Sudden Shower" (aka "Evening Shower")
Date ca1924-27
(per Ota Museum, Tokyo)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/4 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to laundry, poles, and woman; very highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Fresh excellent colors. Very clean front and backside. (Still top-tipped to original backing; few light surface scratches; light toning--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus website #M-72; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #217; Ota Museum Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #39.
Comments A beautiful and highly detailed image. Not often seen.
Item # DG-977
Price $1050 (Sold/NK)