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Kasamatsu Shirô (1898-1991)
An autumnal scene, with a narrow path winding towards the forest‘s luminous edge; behind the densely wooded mountains loom darkly.
Title: Yamakage (mountain shadow) - handwritten in ink in bottom margin
Signature: Shiro Kasamatsu (handwritten in ink in bottom right of image)
Self-printed and self-published by the artist, sealed Shirô Hanga in bottom right corner
Edition: C 2/100
Size: Vertical Dai-Ôban, 36,7 x 24,3 cm (image)
Very nice impression and colours, on thick paper and with full margins. In bottom right corner hexagonal embossed seal of Shirô. Paper a little age-toned, mat stain in margins, some stains in margins, partly due to printing. Verso in margins some toning, in bottom an top brown stains from removed tape (only slightly visible from the front). Overall still very good condition. The small cut-out in bottom right corner is the registration mark (kentô) for printing.
A rare Sôsaku-Hanga print by the artist. Grund S-42