KASAMATSU -- "Rice Planting"

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Artist Shiro KASAMATSU
Title "Rice Planting" ("Taue")
Date 1953; Margin-dated "First Edition" (pre-1958)
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Nagashima/Shinmi
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nice "bokashi" shading; crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Very clean front and verso. (Slight toning; couple minor surface scratches.) Found in original "presentation folder."
Reference/Illus Grund #U-16
Comments Remarkably fresh copy.
Only PRE-1958 editions bear the "kanji-dating" seen lower left margin.
Item # EG-519
Price $350 (Sold/PR)