Kamakura Enkakuji mae ( Enkakuji Temple, Kamakura )

Shiro Kasamatsu


Unsodo "Gei watermark" lower left margin corner. Publisher is Unsodo. Carver: Nagashima; Printer: Shinmi. Very strong colors. Hard to find these old original first edition prints nowadays Very peaceful early summer scene with full of green at temple.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/4 by 16 inches.
Image size: 9 and 1/2 by 14 and 1/4 inches.
Sheet number: N/A
Date: First edition dated showa 28 nen (1953). Very rare first edition.
Signed: "Shiro" in lower right of image.
Condition: Excellent condition. Some faint brown spots into top and left margins (edge) and natural paper wrinkle on the top margin which will be easily matted out. Often found on Unsodo prints. Wonderful details with typical Unsodo printer's "smudge" on the right margin.