Gakusui -- "Two Herons" (right)

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Artist Gakusui IDE (1899-??)
Title "Two Herons" (given name)
Date ca1950
(early printing, ca1946-57).
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm seal"
(used 1946-57).
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nice "bokashi" shading; extensive "gauffrage" (embossing) to herons and background; "burnishing" to black feather areas; nicely visible woodgrain; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Strong colors. Full, original margins. (Very light wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A bold, striking heron image (right of pair).
Early-edition; rarely seen.
Item # BG-674
Price $395 (Reserved/SR)