Asa no nami (Morning Waves)

Shiro Kasamatsu


Beautiful woodblock print "Asa no nami" (Morning Wave) is by Shiro Kasamatsu. Unsodo "Gei watermark" at lower left margin corner. The title "Asa no nami", Unsodo, publisher name, Nagashima, Carver name, and Ichimura, Printer name on the left margin. Nice colors and wonderful Bokashi shading. 

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/4 by 16 and 1/4 inches (27.5 x 41.5 cm)
Image size: 9 and 5/8 by 14 and 1/2 inches ( 24.5 x 37 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Undated. First published in 1956 this later impression from original blocks.
Signed: "Shiro" and red seal in the lower right of the image.
Condition: Pristine condition.