Re: WOOD BLOCK PRINT unknown origin


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on March 03, 2021 at 19:37:12:

In Reply to: WOOD BLOCK PRINT unknown origin posted by Colleen on March 03, 2021 at 19:19:39:

https://data.ukiyo-e.org/jaodb/scaled/Kasamatsu_Shiro-No_Series-Yomei_Gate_in_Light_Rain-00029671-02

It's by Shiro Kasamatsu 笠松 紫浪 (1898-1991) -- see this page for more info:

http://www.jaodb.com/db/ItemDetail.asp?item=29671

Yours is from a later edition than the linked one -- the round "Watanabe" ワタナベ seal at the bottom left of your print appears to me to be a 6mm seal of the type Watanabe used 1946-1957. See this page for more information on dating Watanabe prints:

http://www.ukiyoe-gallery.com/watasealpage1.htm

-A


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