KOITSU -- "Sunset at Tomonotsu, Inland Sea" (#2)

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Title "Sunset at Tomonotsu, Inland Sea"
("Seto Naikai, Tomonostu")
Date 1940 (likely circa 1940's/50's)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher), but clearly on "old paper."
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throught image; woodgrain visible in sky area; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving. (Faint ink-smudge center/right.)
Condition Very Good+++. Very good colors. Very clean backside (tiny paper residues verso top). (Faint mat-line right image; bumped lower/right corner.)
Reference/Illus Chigasaki Museum's 1999 Koitsu Exhibition Catalogue, pl# 18, p33.
Comments Beautiful sunset image--another example of the superb mastery of light for which Koitsu is so well known.
Item # DG-535
Price $350 (Reserved/EG)