KOITSU -- "Nezu Shrine in Snow"

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Artist Koitsu TSUCHIYA
Title "Nezu Shrine in Snow"
("Nezu Jinja")
Date 1934 (early printing by Yokoi, ca1934-62)
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten
(Doi "watermark" upper left)
Carver/Printer/Seal Harada/Yokoi;
Doi "E-seal"
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage"
(embossing) to trees, temple, and umbrella; life-like shadowing; very finely carved details, crisp key-lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Very good colors.
(Few faint surface scratches; very slight wear; light toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A wonderfully illuminated nightscene--typical of the superb mastery of light for which Koitsu is so well known.
Item # EG-521
Price $575 (Sold/GJ)