HASUI -- "Moonrise at Futago Island, Matsushima" (#9)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "Moonrise at Futago Island, Matsushima"
("Matsushima Futagojima")
Date 1933
(lifetime edition; c1946-57)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Eastern Provinces"
("Nihon Fukeisha Higashi Nihon Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "6mm-seal" lower/right
(used only 1946-57)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; baren "sujizuri" to clouds; crisp lines, highly detailed.
Condition Very Good++
Nearly excellent colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Faint mat-line top/sides; tape residues verso edges; light wear; light toning.)
Reference/Illus Pachter pl #74; Narazaki #211; Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #H-145.
Comments Spectacular moonlit image--seldom seen.
Lifetime printing.
Item # GG-141
Special Pricing $650
(reg $1000+ if perfect)