Asano -- "A Bamboo in the Shrine"

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Artist Takeji ASANO (1900-2002)
Title "A Bamboo in the Shrine" ("Jin—no Take")
Date 1953; margin-dated FIRST EDITION. Circa 1950's.
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura/Shinmi
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Slight age-toning.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Remaining prints of publisher's FIRST EDITION, "sold out" inventory.
Item # JS-1586 (Sold); JS-1585 (Sold); JS-1584 (Sold)
Price $450