||"Cherry Blossoms by Moonlight"
||ca1920-30's; (before WWII)
||Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Estate (following his death, via dealer contact).
||Nishinomiya's "Japanese Scenes on 'Tanzaku'"
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1885 until late-1950's; then sporadically until
||3 1/8 x 13 3/8 "tanzaku"
(tall/narrow "pillar print")
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
||Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Original narrow margins--as published.
||ca1920 "Hasegawa Catalogue" #1593.
||From a series of tall/narrow ("tanzauku") prints by Hasegawa/Nishinomiya--
a challenging format designed to hang from the interior roof-poles
of early traditional Japanese homes.
||Available Now as GG-086C