NARAZAKI, Eisho -- "Interior of Asakusa Temple" (#3)

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Artist NARAZAKI, Eisho
Title "Interior of Asakusa Temple"
("Asakusa Kanze-on no Naido")
Date 1932, March 17 (First-edition, early "C" seal. Print still bears "margin-dating" lower right margin.)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "C" seal (used only 1929-42; so-called "Sausage Seal")
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Astonishingly skillfull "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" to ribs of lanterns and flying birds; highly detailed carving, crisp key-lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. (Slight toning; small paper residue verso corner--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A beautifully printed interior view of Asakusa Temple. First edition, nearly flawless state. (Narazaki also used he art name of "Fuyo" 1916-22.) (Related article.)
Item # CG-671
Price $1250 (Sold/NK)