HASUI -- "Carp Windsock"

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Title "Carp Windsock" ("Koi no Bori")
Date 1948
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm, (lifetime edition), and appropriate seal for first edition.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Wonderful "bokashi" shading; baren "sujizuri" to walls; strong woodgrain visible in sky; life-like reflection.
Condition Excellent. Very clean backside. (Small remnant of old dealer sticker on verso.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #489
Comments Outstanding colors. Typical rural streetscene--"carp windsocks" are flown throughout Japan on May 5th in celebration of "Boy's Day."
Item # CG-636
Price $950 (Sold/RS)