HASUI -- "Moonrise at Futago Island, Matsushima" (#5)

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Title "Moonrise at Futago Island, Matsushima"
("Matsushima Futagojima")
Date 1933
(lifetime edition; c1946-57)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Eastern Provinces"
("Nihon Fukeisha Higashi Nihon Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm-seal" lower/right
(used only 1946-57)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; baren "sujizuri" to clouds; crisp lines, highly detailed.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Very clean front and verso. (Soft vertical crease; few surface scratches--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Pachter pl #74; Narazaki #211; Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #H-145.
Comments Breath-taking image--seldom seen.
Item # EG-045
Price $1050 (Reserved/FC)