HASUI -- "Tsuchizaki, Akita Province"

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Title "Tsuchizaki, Akita Province"
("Tsuchizaki, Akita")
Date 1928 (early 1929-42 printing)
Series "Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series" 1924-29
("Tabi Miyage dai Sanshu")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "C-seal"
(aka "sausage seal," used only 1929-42)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; baren "sujizuri"
(tracings) to boat and foreground; light "gauffrage" to clouds; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Clean front and verso. (Tiny spot upper sky; very slight wear. Light toning.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #138; Hotei #136A.
Comments Gorgeous early post-earthquake image.
Rarely seen.
Item # DG-350
Price $1750 (Sold/WA)