Asano -- "Kouyasan Nemoto Big Pagoda"

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Artist Takeji ASANO (1900-2002)
Title "Kouyasan Nemoto Big Pagoda"
("Kouyasan Nemoto Daito")
Date Circa very early 1950's (publisher's FIRST and only edition).
Series "Six Views of Wakayama"
Publisher Unsodo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 ("chuban")
Impression Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to snow accumulation; crisp "key-lines."
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Slight age-toning.
(Faint crease-line.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments From a little-known and rarely seen set of "Six Views of Wakayama" (coastal peninsula south of Osaka). All "six views" are of publisher's FIRST and only known edition. Rarely seen.
Item # JS-2104
Price $75 (Sold) (Also available as "set of six.")