Shotou (First Winter)

Katsuyuki Nishijima

1913

Serene print "Shotou" (First Winter) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. First Printed in 1978. This snow image is first winter day at Asuka village in Nara prefecture. Excellent shading. Romantic snow scene. Hand titled in Japanese by artist, and hand signed. 


Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 13 inches wide and 10 and 1/8 inches tall ( 33 x 25.5 cm )
Image size: 10 and 3/4 inches wide and 7 and 7/8 inches tall ( 27.2 x 20 cm )
Sheet number: N/A
Date: First printed 1978
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition. A few minor ink spots into the margin which will be easily matted out.