Harumitsu UTAGAWA -- "Fireflies and Reeds"

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Artist Harumitsu UTAGAWA
(fl 1920/30's)
Title "Fireflies and Reeds"
(given name)
Date 1920/30
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to background sky and water; "burnishing" to fireflie's bodies; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent.
Excellent colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Slight toning.) No flaws noted.
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightful nightime image -- not often seen. Harumitsu was a contemporary of by Koson and Sozan, who also each designed similar "firefly" prints.
Item # GG-297
Price $775