OKAZAKI -- "Moonlight on the Inland Sea (Sailboat)"

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Artist Shintaro OKAZAKI
(dates unknown; active 1950's)
Title "Moonlight on the Inland Sea"
("Setonaikai no Getsumei")
Date 1953; a later mid-edition (likely circa 1970/80's).
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura/Shinmi
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; nicely "gauffraged" clouds, waves, and sails; visible woodgrain in sky area; highly detailed.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. (Slight stain lower margin--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Related article: "Unsodo Publisher."
Comments A boldly dramatic sailboat image--with clever "star-shaped" stars overhead.
Item # DG-260
Price $195 (Sold/KW)