||""Cormorants at Coast"
(later edition, ca1960/70).
||Obtained directly from publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku's remaining final inventory--
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late 1950's; then sporatically until present day.)
||Publisher's "Hanken shoyu, Nishinomiya Yosaku" seal, left margin.
||10 5/8 x 16 1/2
(large "dai-oban" print)
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to feathers, rocks, water, and sky; light "gauffrage" to
cormorant; visible woodgrain to sky; very detailed carving, crisp lines.
||Excellent. Clean front and verso; excellent colors. Full, original margins.
(No flaws noted.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #K-3.3 and catalogue #139, p141.
||A striking image of a red-faced cormorant sitting atop a wave-splashed rocky outcropping.