Natori SHUNSEN -- "Four Little Puppies"

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Artist Natori SHUNSEN
Title "Four Little Puppies"
(given name)
Date ca1950
Provenance A recent Tokyo find.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "7mm-seal," unususal red "Shunsen" seal.
Image Size 9 3/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Bold "sosaku hanga" style carving; bold cranberry background.
Condition Excellent.
Excellent colors.

Clean front and verso.
(No flaws--no prior mounts.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delighful print--one of Shunsen's few non-actor prints. "Sosaku" prints by Shunsen appear to be undocumented. Rarely seen.
Item # GG-047
Price $450