Shirô: Ôhara in Autumn
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Kasamatsu Shirô (1898-1991)
An atmospheric autumnal view of Ôhara in the mountainous north of Kyoto. Behind the rice fields, which just have been harvested, the typical thatched farmhouses of the area.
Title: Ohara in Autumn
Signature: Shiro Kasamatsu (handwritten in ink in bottom left)
Self-printed and self-published by the artist, sealed Shirô Hanga in the lower right corner
Date: 1971 (date of printing)
Size: Vertical Ôban, 36,7 x 24 cm (image)
Very nice impression and colours, on thick paper. In bottom right corner embossed hexagonal seal of Shirô. First edition 1963, here from a smaller second edition made in1971, with adjusted date. Full margins. Very light mat-stain and few small stains and lines (possibly from printing) in margins. Verso in upper Ohara corners small paper remnants from previous hinging. Overall very nice condition.
A Sôsaku-Hanga print by the artist. Grund S-72