SHODA, Koho -- "Shrine Gate at Miyajima" (#8)

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "Shrine Gate at Miyajima"
Date ca1910-20;
("early-edition," ca1910/38)
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection (following his death, via dealer contact).
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late-1950's; then sporadically until present day.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 10,
plus narrow margins.
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to waves and moon; amazingly life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors.
(Without margins, as issued. Absolutely flawless.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1251.
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-786
Price (Sold/AK)$365