Shotei -- "Junks in Inatori Bay, Izu" (#3)

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Title "Junks in Inatori Bay, Izu"
("Izu Inatori")
Date 1926 (Circa 1946-57)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "6mm-seal" (1946-57 printing)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to ribbed sails, crescent moon, and hilltop; life-like reflections; highly detailed, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
Very clean front and verso. (Very slight wear. Two normal "pin/drying holes" top margin edge.)
Reference/Illus website #O-7; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #E-7.
Comments A striking, colorful sunset "oban" image. Rarely seen.
Item # FW-76
Price Special $725 (Sold/DT)
(Reg $1050/$825)