HASUI -- "Kamizaki, Bishu"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Kamizaki, Bishu"
("Bishu Kamizaki")
Date 1928
("First Edition")
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a discriminating Texas collector.
Series "Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series" (1924-29)
("Tabi Miyage dai Sanshu")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "A-seal"
(used only 1924-30)
"First Edition" printing.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, clouds, water, and foreground; visible woodgrain right/center sky; life-like casting of shadows; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. Light age-toning. (No Flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #140; Hotei #137.
Comments An evocative moonlite seaside town scene.
First Edition. (Small red "collector's seal" lower/right.)
Item # AB-01
Price Bi-Weekly Special $1575 (Sold/WA)
(Reg $1975)