HASUI -- "Miyajima by Moonlight" (#2)

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Title "Miyajima by Moonlight"
("Miyajima no Tsuiyo")
Date 1947 (circa 1946-57)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6mm-seal" (lower left)
(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, water, and foreground; light "gauffrage" to tree, torri, and horizon; life-like reflection; 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 #497; Narazaki #479; Andacht p.106.
Comments Outstanding colors. A beautiful moonlit scene done almost entirely as an "aizuri"
(shades of blue) print. Bears appropriate "First Edition" seal.
Item # DG-387
Price $1000 (Sold/GL)