Gakusui -- "Heron in the Rain"

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Artist Gakusui IDE (1899-??)
Title "Heron in the Rain"
("Uchu Shirasagi")
Date 1950 (later edition, ca 1990's)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals
Image Size 9 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Limited "bokashi" shading to legs and beak; extensive "gauffrage" (embossing) to feathers; highly detailed carving; life-like falling streaks of rain.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A lovely, striking heron image.
Item # Available NOW as JS-3007;
(JS-3006 Sold/DF;
JS-2975 Sold/DK;
JS-1993 Sold/JN;
JS-1992 Sold/CVL;
JS-1944 Sold;
JS-1910 Sold; JS-1748 Sold)
Price $265