OKAZAKI -- "Snowy Day, Five-story Pagoda at Ueno"

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Artist Shintaro OKAZAKI
(dates unknown; active 1950's)
Title "Snowy Day, Five-story Pagoda at Ueno"
("Yuki no Hi, Ueno Goju no To")
Date 1954; a later mid-edition (likely circa 1970/80's).
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura/Shinmi
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; deeply "gauffraged" falling streaks of snow and accumulation; highly detailed.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Related article: "Unsodo Publisher."
Comments A boldly dramatic, snowscene image--much in the style of Hasui's early works.
With the name "Hasui" -- this would be a $600 print!! Quality is excellent.
Seldom seen image.
Item # Available NOW As JS-2233;
(JS-2205 Sold/MN;
JS-2119 Sold/BS)
Price $350