HASUI -- "(Mt Fuji from) Yui Town, Suruga"

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Title "(Mt Fuji from) Yui Town, Suruga" ("Suruga Yui-Cho")
Date 1934 (early Watanabe "oblong" D-seal)
Series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido" ("Tokaido Fukui Senshu") 1931-47
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "D-seal"
(used only 1931 to 1941).
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" to Fuji's top; baren "sujizuri" to foreground; highly detailed.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors; very clean front and backside. (Slight abrasion upper/right sky.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #181; Blair 1936 Toledo Catalogue #101.
Comments Gorgeous Mt Fuji image--very seldom seen. Superb condition for this early image.
Item # CG-928
Price $1,150 (Reserved--JD)