KOITSU -- "(Tea House) Yokocho at Yotsuya Araki" (#2)

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Title "(Tea House) Yokocho at Yotsuya Araki"
("Yotsuya Araki Yokocho")
Date 1935 (early printing by Yokoi, likely 1956-62)
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten (Doi "watermark" upper left)
Carver/Printer Harada/Yokoi
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; very finely carved details, crisp key-lines.
Condition Fair. Good colors. Crease center, wrinkles and soiling bottom, some fading.
Reference/Illus Chigasaki Museum's 1999 Koitsu Exhibition Catalogue, p15, pl# 16; Andacht p145.
Comments Superb mastery of light for which Koitus is so well known. Classic "Tea House" image.
Item # CG-639
Price $350 (Sold/SW)