KASAMATSU -- "Awashima Island, Izu"

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Artist Shiro KASAMATSU
(1898-1991)
Title "Awashima Island, Izu"
("Izu Awashima")
Date 1953;
margin-dated FIRST EDITION
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Nagashima/Shinmi
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Slight age-toning. (No flaws noted.) Clean backside.
Reference/Illus Grund #U-15
Comments Remarkably fresh copy. Only PRE-1960 first editions bear the "kanji-dating" seen lower left margin.
Item # Available NOW As JS-1566;
(JS-1410 Sold/GMc);
JS-1409 Sold/AK)
Price $425