HASUI -- "Mt. Fuji in the Moonlight, Kawaibashi"

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Title "Mt. Fuji in the Moonlight, Kawaibashi"
("Tsukiyo no Fuji, Kawabashi")
Date 1947 (circa 1946-57)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6mm-seal" (lower left--rock)
(used only 1946-57, lifetime printing, and appropriate "First Edition" seal.)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, trees, and water; life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to tree, bridge, and Fuji; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Deep saturation of colors. Clean frontside and verso. Found still "tipped" into original paper "presentation folder." (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hotei #241; Narazaki #179.
Comments Outstanding colors. A beautiful evening scene done almost entirely as an "aizuri"
(shades of blue) print. Bears
appropriate "First Edition" seal.
Item # DG-385
Price $1000 (Reserved/SF)