HASUI -- "Zaimoku Island, Matsushima" (#6)

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Title "Zaimoku Island, Matsushima"
("Matsushima Zaimokuiwa")
("zaimoku-iwa" means literally "wood rock.")
Date May 1933 (1946-57 printing)
Series "Scenic Views of Japan's Eastern Provinces" ("Nihon Fukeishu Higashi Nihon Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6-mm seal" (used 1946-57, lifetime printing)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillful "bokashi" shading; deep "gauffrage" to clouds, rocks, reflection, and sail; baren "sujizuri" to sail; crisp key-lines; lightly visible woodgrain in sky; life-like reflection.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Light toning; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus Blair 1936 Toledo Catalogue #80; Narazaki #205; Hotei #298.
Comments Wonderful sailboat image.
Item # EG-223
Price $975