HASUI -- "Night Rain at Kawarako, Ibaraki" (#3)

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Title "Night Rain at Kawarako, Ibaraki"
("Kawarago no Yau")
Date 1947 (First Edition printing)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "6-mm seal" (lower/right corner), appropriate "First Edition" seal.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 13 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to buildings, windows, and boat; baren "sujjizuri" (tracings) to foreground; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
(A few smudges right edge; minor printer's crease top margin edge.)
Condition Very Good-Nearly Excellent. Deep, rich colors. Very clean front and verso. (Slight toning; bump to lower margin; very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #486; Hotei #504.
Comments An evocative evening rainscene. "First Edition" printing.
Item # DG-829
Price $875 (Sold/NK)