Artist: Kasamatsu Shiro
Title: Snow In Matsushima, Matsujima
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Title Snow at Matsushima (first edition) Artist Shiro Kasamatsu 1898-1992 Signature Shiro Kasamatsu stamped on the lower margin, "Shiro" on the plate Dated 1954 Publisher Unsodo Technique/Medium Woodblock print Impression excellent - very good ... (first edition) printed on a "gei" water marked paper Colors excellent Condition excellent - very good ... a crease on the left margin. Description "Yuki no Matsu-shima" Snow covered Godai-do temple at Matsushima Island in the red sunset light. Note carver Nagashima, printer Niimi (or Shinmi) Format Oban tate-e Width 11.0 inches = 28.0 cm Height 15.9 inches = 40.5 cm Literature Grund, Andreas, "Shiro Kasamatsu - The Complete Woodblock Prints", Tokyo, privately published, 2001, - pg.13. U-40