Natsu no Yoru (Night in Summer)

Shiro Kasamatsu


Beautiful woodblock print "Natsu no Yoru"(Night in summer) is by Shiro Kasamatsu. Unsodo "Gei watermark" in lower left margin corner. Signed Shiro, artist, Unsodo, publisher, Nagashima, carver, and Ichimura, printer. Beautiful contrast. Very impressive firework image.

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 1957 this later impression from original blocks.
Signed: "Shiro" in the lower right of the image.
Condition: Pristine condition.