HASUI -- "Early Summer Rain, Arakawa River" (#2)

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Title "Early Summer Rain, Arakawa River"
("Satsuki-ame, Arakawa")
Date 1932 June (printing by Matsuzaki, active ca1960-80)
Provenance Obtained from discriminating USA collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Doi Eiichi
Seal, Carver/Printer "E-seal" Endo/Matsuzaki (learn more.))
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" to boats and umbrella; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving, crisp key-lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors. Very clean front and verso. (Uncirculated print. Faint wear/stain right margin--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #D-13; Hotei #283.
Comments Peacefully colored early summertime houseboat/river scene. Mid-edition printing.
(A watercolor design is known for this print.)
Item # EG-133
Price $625 (Sold/MK)