Shotei -- "Evening Glow at Sakawa Bridge" (#3)

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Title "Evening Glow at Sakawa Bridge"
Date 1924-27
Provenance Private placement.
Consigned by a eastcoast print collector.
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 Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean backside. (Originally narrow margins trimmed close to image edges; very slight toning.)
Reference/Illus website #M-09; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #209; Folk Museum of Ota City #51-1.
Comments Beautiful "sunset" image. A group of travelers lead with a hand-held lantern, approach an inn near dusk..
Item # MM-56
Price $450 (Sold/KY)
Special (was $575)