Zuihou-In III (Rock garden)
Size: Approximately 18 x 13 inches.
Signed in pencil and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Faint matte line in margin.
Zuihoin is part of Daitoku-ji Temple in Kyoto.
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