HASUI -- "Okayama Castle"

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Title "Okayama Castle"
Date 1934, early edition printing
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan-Western Provinces"
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "D-seal"
Image Size 11 1/4 x 16
("dai-oban"--large oban)
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading.
Condition Very Good.
Slight fading; 3/16-inch mat-line right (and top). Good colors. Clean backside.
Reference/Illus Narazaki #276
Comments "Dai-oban" (large "oban" size). Watanabe "D-seal" used only 1931-41. Not often seen.
Item # JS-1241
Price $1100 (Sold/JT)