||"Fishing with Cormorants, Nagara River"
||1940; early-edition (circa 1936/56 to 1962).
||Harada/Yokoi (To learn more about the dating of prints by Doi Publisher,
see "The Doi Publishing House.")
||9 1/2 x 14 3/8
||Very Fine. Superbly done "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" (embossing) to
boats and flames; life-like "reflection" seen in water area, crisp "key-lines."
||Very Good to Nearly Excellent. Strong fresh colors.
Clean front and backside.
(Few minor surface scratches; bumping lower/left corner; minor marks to margins;
||A bold and unusual nighttime scene of cormorant fishing boats (using fires to attract fish) as a lantern-laden
pleasure boat of viewers looks on.
Early vintage printing.