ARAI, Yoshimune II -- "Kominato Bay"

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Artist ARAI, Yoshimune II
Title "Kominato Bay"
Date ca1910-20;
("mid-edition," ca1938/60)
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Nishinomiya
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 10 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to moon and boat; "gofun" over-printed as clouds; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving. (Tiny "Nishinomiya" stamping verso.)
Condition Excellent. (Light "age-toning." No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1261.
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-522
Price $325 (Sold/HP)