HASUI -- "Moon Over Arakawa River"

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Title "Moon Over Arakawa River"
("Arakawa no Tsuki, Akabane")
Date 1929 (later edition, 2003)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; nice "gauffrage" to moon, cloud's edges, and waves; life-like reflection; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #162; Hotei #159.
Comments Gorgeuous moonlit night scene. Reissued in 2003 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1929; other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # Available SOON, Inquire;
(JS-2661 Sold/AS);
JS-2381 Sold/SP;
JS-2361 Sold/SR;
JS-2040 Sold)
Price $310