KOITSU -- "Sengakuji Temple at Takanawa, Tokyo"

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Title "Sengakuji Temple at Takanawa, Tokyo"
("Sengaku-ji Takanawa, Tokyo")
Date 1933
(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 to sky and buildings; crisp key-lines, highly carved details.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Few surface scratches; light toning; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Takanawa Sengaku Temple on a rainy evening--famous as the grave yard of the 47 Ronin. A wonderfully illuminated nightscene--typical of the superb mastery of light for which Koitsu is so well known.
Item # GG-193
Price $450 (Sold/JG)