SHODA, Koho -- "A Country Scene (with Moon)" (#13)

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "A Country Scene (with Moon)"
Date ca1910-20;
("mid-edition," ca1938/60)
Provenance Obtained via prominent San Francisco dealer contact (dating to 1897--store now closed).
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late-1950's; then sporadically until present day.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 9 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; amazingly life-like reflection; light "gauffrage" to moon; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Original margins. (Absolutely flawless.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1255.
Comments 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.) (Stock photos.)
Item # EG-443
Price $310 (Sold/GB)