Seitei -- "Gulls over the Waves"

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Artist WATANABE, Seitei
Title "Gulls over the Waves"
(given name)
Date c1920's/30's
Series na
Publisher Shima Art Company (Tokyo/New York publisher, 1930's)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/2 x 14 7/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; "gauffrage" to edges of waves; over-splashed "gofun" pigment highlights as sea-foam; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside. Original margins. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus See article titled: "Seeing Double, Again...."
Comments Beautiful "kacho-e" image (similar to Koson's "Gulls" image). A rare, pre-War image.
Item # BG-156
Price $375 (Sold/DR)