"Maiko Beach"

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Title "Maiko Beach"
(aka "Dancer's Beach")
("Maiko no Hama")
Date 1938 (early printing by Yokoi, 1938-62)
Provenance Small private collection, purchased in Yokosura, Japan 1957.
Series na
Publisher Doi Publisher
("Doi Hangaten" seal)
Seal, Carver/Printer Doi "E-seal" (circa 1936-62), Harada/Yokoi
(Yokoi printed 1936-65)
Image Size 10 1/4 x 15 3/8 ("dai-oban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully done "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to clouds; exeptionally fine detailing, crisp lines.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Exceptional colors; clean backside. (Known to date to mid-1950's collection--not new). (A few surface scratches; light wear--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautifully colored sailboats image; exceptional printing. Seldom seen image.
Item # BG-772
Price $675 (Reserved/LA)