Karei (2 Fish)

Shiro Kasamatsu


Simple composition and beautiful contrast. Shiro printed on the shiny paper. Title "Karei", dated "1957" and signed "Shiro Kasamatsu" and red seal "Shiro Hanga" with no 43 on the bottom margin. Red seal at the lower corner of margin. Very interesting print. Hard to find these old Shiro's prints nowadays

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 16 by 11 and 1/16 inches. (40.5 x 28 cm)
Sheet number: 43
Date Dated: 1957
Signed: Signed "Shiro Kasamatsu" on the bottom margin
Condition: Outstanding condition for it's age. Tiny dent on the right margin and minor ink smudge on the lower left corner which will be easily matted out. Tape residue on the top edge of verso