Shotei -- "Night Shower at Izumi Bridge" (#3)

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Title "Night Shower at Izumi Bridge" (PRE-earthquake)"
("Izumibashi no __ Ame")
Date Before 1923 PRE-earthquake
(blocks destroyed 1923 Great Tokyo Earthquake)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 3/8 x 14 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors.
(Narrow margins trimmed to image edge; "laid-down" onto an acid-free backing-- otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus website #M-15; this is the pre-earthquake variant of very similiar post-earthquake version illustrated in "The New Wave" as pl#86, p111.
Comments A very rare PRE-earthquake classic Shotei image. Print is matted/framed--opened and photographed as shown. (Compare prints #M-15 and #M-16 illustrated at website.) This is a VERY nice print.
Item # PS-01
Price Special $1500 (Sold)
(nicely matted and framed)
(Reduced--was $2250/$1950/$1700)