Hasui -- "Spring Moon at Ninomiya Beach"

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Title "Spring Moon at Ninomiya Beach" ("Haru no Tsuki, Ninomiya Kaigan")
Date 1932 March (early printing by Yokoi, 1936-62)
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten (with Doi "watermark" upper right)
Seal, Carver/Printer Doi "E-seal" (circa 1936-62), Harada/Yokoi (printed 1936-65)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, clouds, water areas, and foreground; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to moon; life-like reflection; very finely carved details, crisp key-lines.
Condition Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (Minor glue stain and crease to upper corners from original "presentation folder" removal--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #D-07; Hotei #273
Comments Gorgeous moonlite seashore image from Kanagawa Prefecture on Japan's northern coast. Freshest copy we have ever encoutered.
Item # DP-02
Price $725 (Sold)