KOITSU -- "Tea Shop at Ueno Kiyomizu" (#3)

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Title "(Tea Shop at) Ueno Kiyomizu"
("Ueno Kiyomizudo")
Date 1940
(early printing by Yokoi,
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten
(Doi "watermark" upper left)
Seal, Carver/Printer Doi "E-seal"
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; very finely carved details, crisp key-lines.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Soft diagonal creasing; corner bumping; light toning.)
Reference/Illus Chigasaki Museum's 1999 Koitsu Exhibition Catalogue, pl# 34, p34.
Comments A wonderfully illuminated nightscene--typical of the superb mastery of light for which Koitsu is so well known.
Item # GG-028
Price $475 (Sold/NK)