15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991)
four woodblock prints, 'Hongo Red Gate in Snow', 1935; 'Clear Morning after Snow at Shinobazu Pond', 1938; 'Sea of Shizuura, Numazu', 1938; 'Seashore of Izusan', 1938; and four further prints from the series Eight Views in the Suburbs of Tokyo, 1939 - 'Suenaga District in Rain', 'Sunset on Furutone River', 'Dusk at Futago' and 'Late Autumn at Imai Brige', all published by Watanabe Shozaburo, all signed and sealed, Seashore of Izusan titled in English and dated in pencil on the lower margin, two stamped with Printed in Japan to verso and two with Made in Japan to verso -- 10¾in. x 15¾in. max. (27.3cm. x 40cm.) including margins. (8)
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