Asano -- "Moonlight in Wakanoura, Wakayama"

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Artist Takeji ASANO (1900-2002)
Title "Moonlight in Wakanoura, Wakayama"
("Wakaura Tsukikari")
Date 1953; margin-dated FIRST EDITION. Circa 1950's.
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura/Shinmi
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to clouds and moon; crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (Slight age-toning; very tiny tape residue verso top edge center.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful moonlight image; publisher's dated FIRST EDITION.
Item # CG-775
Price $275 (Reserved/DS)