Sakura - Ueno Toshogu (Cherry Blossoms, Toshogu Shrine, Ueno)

Shiro Kasamatsu

1294

Signature "Shiro" with "shiro" seal. In lower right margin is red "Watanabe" seal. Japanese title " Sakura - Ueno Toshogu " (Cherry Blossoms, Toshogu Shrine, Ueno) and date "Showa 10 nen Haru"( Spring, 1935 ) on the right margin. Published by Watanabe with 7 mm Watanabe Seal. Very Japanese mood, very soft romantic colors and beautiful Bokashi shading.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 1/2 inches by 15 and 1/2 inches
Sheet number: N/A
Date: First printed 1935 (Showa 10nen); this is a later printing
Signed: Signature "Shiro" with seal on the lower right of image.
Condition: Pristine condition. Very slight ink smudge into bottom margin which is very common and will be easily matted out.