HASUI -- "Evening at Soemoncho, Osaka"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Evening at Soemoncho, Osaka"
("Osaka Soemonco no Yu")
Date 1933 (later edition, ca 1990's)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "Heisei" seal, and black "7-mm" seal
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; baren "sujizuri" (tracings) seen in roadway; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent.
Reference/Illus Narazaki #225
Comments Beautifully illuminated nightime streetscene image.
Item # Available NOW As JS-2645;
(CG-993 Sold/ST)
Price $365