"Fishing with Cormorants, Nagara River" (#2)

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Title "Fishing with Cormorants, Nagara River"
("Nagaragawa Ukai")
Date 1940; "mid-edition" circa 1963-81 (not new).
Series na
Publisher Doi "Hamamastsudo"
Seal, Carver/Printer Harada/Seki (To learn more about the dating of prints by Doi Publisher, see "The Doi Publishing House.")
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
Impression Fine. Superbly done "bokashi" shading, life-like "reflection" seen in water area, crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A bold and unusual nighttime scene of cormorant fishing boats (using fires to attract fish) as a lantern-laden pleasure boat of viewers looks on.
Item # JS-1641
Price $325 (Reserved--TK)