Shotei -- "Spring Snow" (#8)

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Title "Spring Snow" (given name)
(aka "Snow at Twilight")
Date ca1924 (pre-1936)
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via a dealer contact).
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 3/8 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" to accumulated snow, snow patches at bottom, umbrella, and falling snowflakes; crisply and highly detailed carving. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping lower verso margin.
Condition Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Clean front and verso. (Slight toning.)
Reference/Illus website #M-35; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #244; Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #208.
Comments A beautiful, highly detailed "bijin-ga" image.
Item # EG-912
Price $1125 (Sold/AR)