Shinsui ITO -- "Shirahame in the Morning"

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Artist ITO, Shinsui (1898-1972)
Title "Shirahame in the Morning"
("Asa no Shirahama")
Date 1938
Series "Eight Views of Iza"
("Izu Hakkei no Iza")
Publisher Watanabe Shosaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6-mm" seal (Early printing)
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to water and sky areas; deep "gauffrage"
(embossing) to clouds; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean frontside and verso. (Very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Wonderfully colored seascape view--one of Shinsui's few, and finest landscapes.
Item # BG-297
Price $1175 (Sold/NK)