Asano: Spring in Daigoji Temple
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Asano Takeji (1900-1998)

The pagoda of Daigoji temple in Fushimi near Kyoto, at cherry blossom season.

Title: Daigoji haru (Spring in Daigoji Temple)

Signature: Takeji ga

Carver: Nagashima Michio

Printer: Shinmi Saburô

Publisher: Unsôdô, Kyoto

Date: Showa 28 (1953)

Size: Vertical Ôban, 36,2 x 24 cm (image size)

Excellent impression in very good colours. From the early second edition, dated in margin. Watermark "Un" in lower left corner. Paper a little age toned, verso in upper margin two paper remnants from prior hinging and some paper thinning from back. Overall very good condition. in right margin two usual printer’s smudges. Lower right cut off corner is the printer’s registration mark (kentô).