"Fishing with Cormorants, Nagara River" (#3)

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Title "Fishing with Cormorants, Nagara River"
("Nagaragawa Ukai")
Date 1940; early-edition (circa 1936/56 to 1962).
Series na
Publisher Doi Eiichi
Seal, Carver/Printer Harada/Yokoi (To learn more about the dating of prints by Doi Publisher, see "The Doi Publishing House.")
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
Impression Fine. Superbly done "bokashi" shading, life-like "reflection" seen in water area, crisp "key-lines."
Condition Good to Very Good. Strong colors. Clean front and backside. (Several surface scratches (difficult to see--mostly lower/left); minor glue/paper residues top margin; very slight toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A bold and unusual nighttime scene of cormorant fishing boats (using fires to attract fish) as a lantern-laden pleasure boat of viewers looks on.
Item # BG-997
Price Bi-Weekly Special $350 (SOLD/RS)
(Reg $525)