Hodo -- "Red Parrot and Magnolia" (#2)

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Artist NISHIMURA, Hodo
(active 1930's)
Title "Red Parrot and Magnolia"
("Mokuren to Beni-Omu")
Date March 1937
Series na
Publisher Takemura Hideo
(Yokohama, 1926-39)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine.
Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; visible woodgrain to black background; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Clean front and verso. (Light toning; very light wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Striking and colorful image set against jet-black background. PRE-War image--publisher H.Takemura (produced prints of exceptional technical quality) ceased business in 1939. RARE.
Item # GG-337
Price $575