ARAI, Yoshimune II -- "A Fishing Boat" (#4)

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Artist ARAI, Yoshimune II
Title "A Fishing Boat"
Date ca1910-20;
("later-edition," ca1970's/80's)
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection (following his death, via dealer contact).
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Hasegawa
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 10 1/8
(trimmed to image edge)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving. Darker pigments.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1245.
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 # EG-105
Price $310 (Sold/FH)