KOITSU -- "Sunset Glow at Seta Bridge"

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Artist Koitsu TSUCHIYA
Title "Sunset Glow at Seta Bridge"
Date 1940
(early post-war printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shobazuro
Carver/Printer/Seal "6-mm seal"
(used 1946-57)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to sky, clouds, and bridge railings; life-like shadowing; highly detailed carving, crisp key-lines.
Condition Very Good.
Very good colors.
Clean front and verso. (Slight/inconsequental creasing; pin-holes in margins; light wear;
light toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A beautifully illuminated evening sunset scene--typical of the superb mastery of light for which Koitsu is so well known. (One of only 12 Koitsu designs by Watanabe Publisher.) Seldom seen.
Item # GG-062
Price $650