||"A High Bridge by Night"
("later edition," 1990's-present)
||Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection (following his death, via dealer contact).
||Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late-1950's; then sporadically until present day.)
Note: Bottom 2 kanji characters "Yosaku" (father's first name) deleted.
||7 1/4 x 9 7/8
(trimmed to image edge)
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; visible woodgrain to sky;
amazingly life-like reflection; deep saturation of pigments; highly detailed carving.
||Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
||Hasegawa Catalogue #1241.
||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."