Shotei -- "Travellers in the Rain"

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Title "Travellers in the Rain" (given name)
Date ca1920's/30's (pre-1923)
Provenance Private placement. Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman stationed in Tokyo.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Wonderfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Very clean front and verso. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus website #M-71.
Comments Reminiscent of earlier images by Hiroshige. (Paper is colored to appear "older.")
Item # MB-47
Price $475 (Sold/AK)