Shotei -- "Spring Evening" (#8)

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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. (Minor pigmentation flaw lower right edge.)
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Deep, rich colors. Clean backside. (Several scattered surface scratches; couple scattered marks; slight toning.)
Reference/Illus website #M-12; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #212.
Comments A classic Shotei image.
Item # FW-55
Price Special $415 (SOLD/JG)
(Reg $525)