KASAMATSU -- "Night in Summer (Fireworks)"

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Artist Shiro KASAMATSU
Title "Night in Summer"
("Natsu no Yori")
Date 1957;
Mid-edition (1980-90's)
Series na
Publisher Unsodo Han ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura/Shinmi
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky and firework's colors; nicely visible woodgrain.
Condition Excellent.
Fresh, strong colors.
Reference/Illus Grund #U-80
Comments Strikingly beautiful nighttime fireworks image.
A mid-edition printing by Unsodo Publisher, printed from original blocks carved by Okura in 1957.
Item # GG-324
Price $275