Shirô: Red Gate in Snow
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Kasamatsu Shirô (1898-1991)
Passers-by under their umbrellas in the dense snow in front of the Akamon, the red gate of the (former Imperial) University of Tokyo.
Title: Hongô akamon no yuki (Hongô Red Gate in Snow)
Publisher: Watanabe (seal Hotei E)
Date: Shôwa 10 (1935)
Size: Horizontal Ôban, 23,7 x 36,1 cm (image size)
Early edition. Excellent impression and very good colour. Top margin with yellow staining, faint narrow mat stain. Thinly backed. Overall very good condition.
Grund W-28; cf. Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 1978.1.68