unknown -- "Geese and Moon"

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Artist unknown
Title "Geese and Moon"
Date ca1910-20; ("mid-edition," ca1938/60)
Provenance Obtained via prominent San Francisco dealer contact (active 1897 to 2007--store now closed).
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Hasegawa
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer "red seal" unread
Image Size 7 1/4 x 9 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Very Clean.
(Some minor "bumping" left margin; slight toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Previoulsy unknown--undocumented. 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-440
Price $310 (Sold/NK)