Shotei -- "Spring Evening" (#7)

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Title "Spring Evening" ("Haru no Yoi")
Date ca1924-early 30's
(in 1936 Watanabe Catalogue)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to trees, girl, and lanterns; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good+++.
Deep, rich colors. Clean backside. (Very faint mat-line image edges--otherwise flawless.)
Still top-tipped to original Watanabe backing.
Reference/Illus website #M-12; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #212.
Comments A classic Shotei image.
Item # FW-07
Price $425 (Sold/DA)