AOYAMA -- "Seagulls Over Waves" (#51/100)

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Artist AOYAMA, Masaharu
Title "Seagulls Over Waves"
(given name)
Date ca1950
(Limited Edition #51/100)
Series na
Publisher Self-published.
Seal, Carver/Printer Pencil-signed Artist,
Pencil-numbered by Artist
Image Size 10 5/8 x 15 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to gulls.
"Semi-sosaku hanga" style.
Condition Excellent. Bright fresh colors. (Slight toning. No flaws noted.) No prior mounts.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Arguably Aoyama's finest "sosaku hanga" image.
A delightfully enchanting image of 3 seagulls flying over a patterned sea. A RARELY seen print (try to find this print elsewhere).
Item # EG-678
Price $1,000 (Sold/NK)