KASAMATSU -- "Inogashira Benten Shrine"

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Title "Inokashira Shrine"
("Inogashira Benten")
Date 1953; DATED First Edition (pre-1960)
Series "Eight Views of Tokyo"
("Tokyo Hakkei no Uchi")
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Nagashima/Shinmi
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Slight age-toning. (No flaws noted.) Clean backside.
Reference/Illus Grund #U-22
Comments Remarkably fresh copy. Only PRE-1960 first editions bear the "kanji-dating" seen lower left margin.
Item # Sold Out
(JS-1413 Sold/JG;
JS-1412 Sold/GMc);
JS-1411 Sold)
Price $375