15 September 1999
Ito Shinsui (1877-1968)
Omi hakkei no uchi Seta no Karahashi (Kara Bridge in Seta, from Eight views of Omi [Lake Biwa])
Signed Shinsui and dated Taisho 7.5 (1918.5), numbered on verso 151/200, published by Watanabe Shozaburo--very good impression and color, very slight stain along the upper edge
aiban yoko-e: 22.2 x 32cm.
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Other impressions were sold in these Rooms, 27 March, 1991, lot 663; and 22 October, 1993, lot 156.
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