ASANO -- "Bamboo Grove of Saga"

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Artist Takeji ASANO (1900-2002)
Title "Bamboo Grove of Saga" (**)
Date 1953; Margin-dated "First Edition" (pre-1958)
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura/Shinmi
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nice "bokashi" shading; crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean backside. (Slight toning.) Found in original "presentation folder"--no flaws noted.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Remarkably fresh copy. Only PRE-1958 editions bear the "kanji-dating" seen lower left margin.
Item # EG-297
Price $375 (Sold/GM)