Shotei -- "Sekiyado" (#3)

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Title "Sekiyado"
Date 1924-27 (per Ota Museum, Tokyo)
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; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to sails and reflections; visible woodgrain to sky; white "gofun" pigments lightly over-printed as smoke; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Clean backside; full, original margins. (Few faint scattered spots (sail and lower sky) surface scratch; short soft wrinkle.)
Reference/Illus website #M-33; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #242; Ota Museum Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #206.
Comments A beautiful sunset image--geese flying overhead.
Item # MM-57
Price $450 (Sold/KY)
Special (was $600)