Asano -- "Snow at Kamigamo Shrine"

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Artist Takeji ASANO
Title "Snow in Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto"
("Kamigamo Jinja Yuki")
Date 1953; very earlier Second Edition ("sold out") on "old paper." Ca early 1960'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.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving, crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
(Very slight toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Striking and colorful snowscene. A remaining print of publisher's very early, now "sold out" inventory.
(Few copies remain.)
(EG-525B Sold/JG);
EG-525 Sold/IW;
JS-2117 Sold/GT;
EG-046 Sold/SF;
JS-463 Sold/AK ;
JS-464 Sold; JS-466 Sold)
Price $375 (Sold Out)