HASUI -- "Morning at Inubo"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Morning at Inubo"
("Inubo no Asa")
Date 1931, November
("First Edition")
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a discriminating Texas collector.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "B-seal"
(used only 1927-32)
"First Edition" printing.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky and water area; light "gauffrage"
(embossing) to clouds and waves; baren "sujizuri"
(tracings) to rocky areas; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. Normal "drying holes" left margin.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #329; Hotei #259.
Comments Colorful seascape with surf breaking over a rocky coastline. First Edition.
Item # AB-03
Price Bi-Weekly Special $1675 (SOLD/WA)
(Reg $2100)