SHODA, Koho -- "Moonlit Sea" (#13)

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "Moonlit Sea"
Date ca1910-20;
("later-edition," ca1970/80's)
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Nishinomiya
(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 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; amazingly life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Without margins--as issued. (Minor mark in sky area--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1250.
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.)
Item # GG-004
Price Special Pricing $260 (MIA)
($325 if perfect)