Gyosui -- "Lighthouse"

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Artist Gyosui
(active 1920/30's)
Title "Lighthouse"
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 6 7/8 x 9 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; visible woodgrain to sky; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good+++. Mounted onto original cardstock--verso stamped "#425." (Few surface scratches; light wear.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1249.
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-90
Price $175 (Sold/HP)