||"Nihon Zutsumi" (embankment of Sumida River)
(aka "Woman with Lantern")
("early-edition," ca1910/38; pre-War printing, on thin paper)
||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.)
||7 1/4 x 9 3/4
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso.
||Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (No flaws noted.)
||Hasegawa Catalogue #1256.
||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.) A rarely seen image.