HASUI -- "Namikiri, Shima"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Namikiri, Shima"
("Shima Namikiri")
Date 1942 (lifetime printing)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6-mm seal" (lower/left) (Lifetime printing.)
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage"
(embossing) to clouds, waves, buildings, and stone pathway; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Light toning; couple minor surface scratches; very slight wear--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #376; Hotei #463.
Comments Colorful rural village seascape image. Lifetime printing.
Item # BK-16
Price Special Pricing $800 (Sold/DK)
(was $1175, $925)