6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991)
twenty-five woodblock prints: two published by Watanabe Shozaburo 'Pagoda in Evening Rain, Yanaka' and 'Spring Night at Ginza', 1932 and 1934; two prints published by Kinjiro 'Shibu Hot Spring, Shinshu' and 'Twilight at Honami Hot Spring, Shinshu', 1948; seven prints published by Unsodo, 1954-56; three self-published prints, 1964-65; two small self-published prints, undated; six pillar prints illustrating seasonal flowers, 1970; and three postcard prints, 1930's. (25)
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