HASUI -- "Yumoto Hot Springs, Nikko" (#2)

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Title "Yumoto Hot Springs, Nikko"
("Nikko Yumoto Onsen")
Date July 1937 (lifetime edition;
1946-57 printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black 6mm-seal (1946-57, lifetime edition)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; life-like reflection; printed using only shades of blue ("aizuri"); crisp lines, highly detailed carving. (Minor thinning pigments bottom corners.)
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Clean backside (pencil notations). (Two tape residues edge top margin; light wear; light toning.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #360; Hotei #411.
Comments Striking early evening image--executed entirely as shades of blue ("aizuri"). Lifetime printing. Seldom seen image.
Item # BG-967
Price $1350 (Sold/WA)