||"Sengakuji Temple at Takanawa, Tokyo"
("Sengaku-ji Takanawa, Tokyo")
(early printing by Yokoi,
(Doi "watermark" upper left)
||9 1/2 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky and buildings;
crisp key-lines, highly carved details.
||Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Few surface scratches; light toning; slight wear.)
||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.