HASUI -- "Winter Moon at Toyama" (#7)

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Title "Winter Moon at Toyama"
("Fuyu no Tsuki (Toyama ga Hara)")
Date December 1931
(Early printing by Itoh, early ca1930's-50's.)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of US Army serviceman Bob Broadway stationed in Tokyo 1947-48.
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten
Seal, Carver/Printer Fujiwaka/Itoh
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky's colors, horizon, and foreground; life-like reflection.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Deep, rich colors.
Quite clean front and verso.
(Some faint stains margins; very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #D-1; Hotei #260.
Comments Gorgeous tree-silhoutted full moon image. Very rare and early carver/printer combination. A RARE print.
Item # BA-02
Price $1475 (Sold/JC)