||"Early Summer Rain, Arakawa River"
||1932 June (printing by Matsuzaki, active ca1960-80)
||Obtained from discriminating USA collector/dealer.
||"E-seal" Endo/Matsuzaki (learn more.))
||9 3/8 x 14 3/8
||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.
Excellent colors. Very clean front and verso. (Uncirculated print. Faint
wear/stain right margin--otherwise flawless.)
||Narazaki #D-13; Hotei #283.
||Peacefully colored early summertime houseboat/river scene. Mid-edition printing.
(A watercolor design is known for this print.)