KOITSU -- "Autumn Moon at Ishiyama Temple"

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Title "Autumn Moon at Ishiyama Temple"
Date 1934
(Early printing, 1934-42.)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "E-seal"
(used only 1932-42).
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; nicely visible woodgrain; light "gauffrage" to moon and railings; baren "sujizuri"
(tracings) to foreground; life-like shadowing; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Fresh, deep colors. Clean frontside and verso. (Light toning--absolutely flawless.)
Reference/Illus na.
Comments Wonderful moonlit image. A rarely available print--and in exceptional condition.
Early pre-War printing.
Item # JS-2422
Price $950 (Reserved/RW)