Nara Kasuga Jinja Kairo (Kasuga Shrine at Nara)

Shintaro Yamashita

1350

Very serene woodblock "Nara Kasuga Jinja Kairo" is by Shintaro Yamashita (1881-1966). Publisher seal "Junji Kato" on left margin. Title "Nara Kasuga Jinja Kairo" (Kasuga Shrine at Nara) on the upper right margin. "Yamashita Shintaro - ga" (Designed by Shintaro Yamashita) on the lower right margin. This print shows Corridor (Kairo in Japanese) of Kasuga Shrine. Very nice details and fresh colors.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 15 and 3/4 inches wide by 10 and 1/2 inches tall (40 x 27 cm)
Image size: 14 and 1/4 inches wide by 9 and 1/2 inches tall (36.2 x 24.2 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Publisher: Kato Hanga Kenkyusho (Publisher seal says Junji Kato)
Date: 1947-1962
Signed: Artist signature on the lower left of image
Condition: Excellent condition. Very light toning from it's age.