KOITSU -- "Nagoya Castle" (#2)

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Title "Nagoya Castle"
Date 1937 (early printing by Yokoi, likely 1956-62)
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten
(Doi "watermark" upper left)
Carver/Printer Harada/Yokoi
Image Size 10 1/8 x 15 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, clouds, and castle's rock wall; strikingly visible woodgrain seen in sky; very finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
Very clean front and verso.
(No prior mounts--flawless.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Striking springtime castle/sunset image--note shadows cast on upper castle's overhangs (showing the superb mastery of light for which Koitsu is so well known).
Item # EG-458
Price $650