"Gyo" ("variant" after Shotei) -- "Shower at Terashima"

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Title "Shower at Terashima"
("Terashima no Ame")
Date likely 1920's/30's
Provenance Consigned by a discriminating eastcoast USA collector.
Series na
Publisher unknown
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "artist's seal" reads "Gyo"
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 7/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Wonderfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors; clean backside (full, original margins). (1/4-inch tear (archivally repaired) and thinning upper margin; light toning.)
Reference/Illus A "variant" Shotei print design by an unidentified artist. Design after: Shotei.com website #M-08; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #208; Folk Museum of Ota City #67.
Comments A striking evening rainy image.
Item # MM-55
Price Special Pricing $225 (Sold/JP) (Consignor selling entire collection)
(was $295/$425)