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Yuki no yougure. (Snow at Dusk). c. 1920. Watercolor on Japanese paper with a chrysanthemum watermark. 37 1/2 x 25 1/4. Original frame: 45 x 32. The shop on the right sells cigarettes. An extremely large and dramatic image in fine condition. Works by this short-lived artist are rare. Signed "E. Kato" lower right. $2,500.
Viewing snow at Mount Matchi. (Matsuchiyama no yukimi.) Twentierh-century watercolor on silk after the c.1784 woodblock. 13 1/2 x 6 1/2 (image and sheet). Signed "H[iroshi]. Torii Kiyonaga" lower right. A man and two women stand in the snow outside a shrine; one woman carries an offering. Housed in a delightfully-decorated 19 x 23-inch silver wood frame. $650.
Spring: Iris and Tradescantia. c. 1973. Watercolor on Japanese mulberry paper. 17 7/8 x 12 1/2. Signed 'Ying' and sealed. $3,500.
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