KOITSU -- "Nezu Shrine in Snow" (#2)

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Artist Koitsu TSUCHIYA
Title "Nezu Shrine in Snow"
("Nezu Jinja")
Date 1934
(early printing by Yokoi,
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; highly detailed carving, crisp key-lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors.
Clean front and verso. (Slight/inconsequental creasing; 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 # GG-029
Price $550 (Sold/NK)