Ontake no Ie (House in Ontake)

Shiro Kasamatsu


Hard to find these old original first edition prints nowadays. Signed "Shiro" with seal "Shiro". Carver: Nagashima; Printer: Shinmi. Genuine Japanese woodblock print. Very peaceful rural image of Japanese mountain village. Very strong colors and very fine impression.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/4 by 15 and 3/4 inches. (27 cm x 40 cm)
Image size: 9 and 5/8 by 14 and 3/8 inches. (24.3 cm x 36.5 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: First edition dated showa 29 nen (1954). Very rare first edition.
Signed: "Shiro" in lower right of image.
Condition: Excellent condition from it's age. Some faint brown spots into image (upper right of image and lower left of image) which are hardly noticeable. Please see the pictures. Once tipped on Verso. Wonderful details with typical Unsodo printer's "smudge" on the right margin.