KASAMATSU -- "In the Shade, Inokashira Pond"

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Title "In the Shade, Inokashira Pond"
("Kokage no Mizu Inogashira no Ike")
Date 1956; DATED "First Edition" (pre-1960)
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura/Shinmi
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
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-67
Comments Remarkably fresh copy. Only PRE-1960 "First Editions" bear the "kanji-dating" seen lower left margin.
Item # Available NOW as EG-228;
Our final copy.
(JS-1430 Sold/AK)
Price $375