KAWAI -- "Seto Inland Sea in Autumn" (#2)

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Artist Kenji KAWAI (1908-1995)
Title "Seto Inland Sea in Autumn"
("Seto Naikai Aki")
Date 1947 March
(1947 "First Edition" printing)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
Series na
Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
Seal, Carver/Printer Nagashima/Shinmi
(margin-dated First Edition)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky and water areas; light "gauffrage"
(embossing) to sun, clouds, and waves; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Pristine. Excellent colors.
(Found side-tipped into original 1950's "presentation folder.")
Reference/Illus na
Comments A beautifully depicted seascape image.
Pristine First Edition.
(Stock photos.)
Item # BK-39
Price Special Pricing $200 (SOLD)
(Reg $295)