HASUI -- "Moonrise at Futago Island, Matsushima" (#4)

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Title "Moonrise at Futago Island, Matsushima"
("Matsushima Futagojima")
Date 1933 (lifetime edition; c1940's/50's)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Eastern Provinces" ("Nihon Fukeisha Higashi Nihon Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm (lifetime edition)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; baren "sujizuri" circles to sky; crisp "key-lines"; highly detailed.
Condition Very Good. Strong colors; clean backside. (Scattered light wrinkling (mostly margins and right image); bumping at corners; small rust stains (can be matted over); light toning.)
Reference/Illus Pachter pl #74; Narazaki #211; Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #H-145.
Comments Breath-taking image--very seldom seen.
Item # BG-214
Price $575 (Sold/BS)