"Wild Ducks"

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Title "Wild Ducks"
Date 1940 (early printing by Yokoi, 1940-62)
Provenance Small private collection, 1957 purchased in Yokosura, Japan.
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 x 15 3/8 ("dai-oban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully done "bokashi" shading; nicely visible woodgrain to entire grey sky background; light "gauffrage" to moon and ducks; exeptionally fine detailing, crisp lines.
Condition Very Good+++. Exceptional colors; clean backside. (Known to date to mid-1950's collection--not new). (Creasing to outer edges of top/bottom left corners; surface rubbing; light wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Moonlite image of two ducks about to land. Nicely visible woodgrain.
Item # BG-780
Price $425