Shiro Kasamatsu
Sunset, (pencil signature in English) or
Evening Sky, Nippori, Suwa Shrine
This beautiful image, of the darkening sky revealing a slender crescent moon over the stone gate of a shrine, is identified by several names.  The pencil title in English is Sunset, while the Japanese title in the left margin reads, approximately, Evening Sky, Nippori, Suwa Shrine.
The image area measures approximately 9" x 14 1/4" on a 10 1/4" x 15 3/8" sheet, which is complete with all margins. Good colors with little if any darkening Pencil title and signature, dated 1932.
$585, postpaid and insured to US addresses.
 


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