KASAMATSU -- "Kinokunisaka in the Rainy Season" (#5)

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Artist Shiro KASAMATSU
Title "Kinokunisaka in the Rainy Season" ("Kinokunisaka Baiu")
Date 1938; early post-War printing.
Provenance Small private estate of uncirculated prints collected in Japan.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm seal" lower/left
(used 1946-57)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Excellent. Skillful "bokashi" shading throughout; life-like streaks of falling rain; light "gauffrage" to trees and horizon.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean backside. (Flawless--found still top-tipped into original folder.)
Reference/Illus Grund #W-40.
Comments Classic, atmospheric Kasamatsu image of a lone pine tree silhouetted in the rain.
Item # EG-117
Price $425 (Sold/MM)