Shirô: Kannon temple in Asakua
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Kasamatsu Shirô (1898-1991)
Many temple visitors on the stairs leading to the entrance of the hondô (main hall) of the Sensôji (aka Kannon) temple in Asakusa, Tokyo.
Title: Asakusa Kannon-dô Ôchôchin (or Dai Chôchin) (The large lantern of the Kannon temple in Asakusa)
Seal: Shirô saku
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô (Seal Hotei D)
Date: Shôwa 9 (1934)
Size: Vertical Oban, 36 x 24 cm (image size)
Early edition. Excellent impression and colours. Paper with some age-toning, left bottom corner bevelled, one tiny tear in bottom margin, else very good condition.
Grund W-14. Cf. also Printed to Perfection. Twentieth-century prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection. Amsterdam 2004, p 112, Cat. No. 102