HASUI -- Moonrise at Futago Island, Matsushima

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Title "Moonrise at Futago Island, Matsushima" ("Matsushima Futagojima")
Date 1933 (early Watanabe "oblong" D-seal)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Eastern Provinces" ("Nihon Fukeisha Higashi Nihon Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "D-seal" (used only 1931 to 1941).
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; crisp "key-lines"; highly detailed.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors; very clean front and backside. (Small paper remnant one upper verso corner, slight "printer's wrinkle" left margin.)
Reference/Illus Pachter pl #74; Narazaki #211; Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #H-145.
Comments Breath-taking image--very seldom seen. Superb condition for this early image.
Item # CG-715
Price $1,800 (Sold)