||"Sawatari in Joshu District"
||Private placement. Consigned by a southern print collector/dealer.
||6 1/2 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; "baren sujizuri" tracings to
mountainside and sky; deep "gauffrage" to mountain top, trees and rooftop; "gofun" over-splashed
as falling snow; crisply and highly detailed carving.
||Very Good. Strong, unfaded colors.
Clean front and verso. (Light toning;
minor horizonal creasing near top; very faint diagonal line across left sky area;
faint mat-line right edge; light wear.)
||Shotei.com website #M-11; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #211; Shotei Exhibition Catalogue #80.
||A beautiful wintertime scene with crows flying overhead.
||$475 Special (Reg $625)