SHODA, Koho -- "Lake Biwa" (#2)

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "Lake Biwa"
Date ca1910-20;
("early-edition," ca1910/38; PRE-War printing)
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Hasegawa
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 x 10
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; amazingly life-like reflection; highly detailed carving. Darkly pigmented.
Condition Excellent. (Very slight wear; slight toning verso.) Tiny "Made in Japan" stamped verso.
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1247.
Comments One of the delightful "Night Scenes" series of prints by Hasegawa/Nishinomiya--an early series of 21 prints which together convey "the essense of shin-hanga." (Learn more.)
Item # DG-466
Price $325 (Sold/HP)