Asano: Drizzling Rain in Ukimidô
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Asano Takeji (1900-1998)

A rainy day at the shore of Lake Biwa. A lady under her umbrella is walking past the Ukimidô pavilion of Mangetsu-ji temple.

Title: Ukimidô kosame (Drizzling Rain in Ukimidô)

Signature: Takeji ga

Carver: Ôkura Hanbei III

Printer: Shinmi Saburô

Publisher: Unsôdô, Kyoto

Date: Showa 27 (1952)

Size: Vertical Ôban, 36,4 x 24 cm (image size)

Early impression, dated, from the first edition. Excellent impression and colours. Watermark "Un" in lower left corner. A few weak vertical creases in upper margin, otherwise perfect condition. Two usual small printer’s smudges in right margin. Lower right cut off corner is the printer’s registration mark (kentô).