"Fishing with Cormorants, Nagara River, Gifu"

(Click HERE for additional image)
Artist Mamoru HIYOSHI (active 1952-56)
Title "Fishing with Cormorants, Nagara River, Gifu" ("Gifu Nagaragawa Ukai")
Date 1953
Series na
Publisher Hanmoto Kyoto Hanga-in
Seal, Carver/Printer Ikeda/Ito
Image Size 10 5/8 x 15 3/8 ("dai-oban," large oban)
Impression Fine. Nicely done "bokashi" shading.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (No flaws noted.) Slight toning, minor paper residues upper verso corners.
Reference/Illus na
Comments A bold and unusual nighttime scene of cormorant fishing boats using fires to attract fish.
Item # JS-1565
Price $375