Shirô: Kannon temple in AsakuaShirô: 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

Signature: Shirô

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