SUZUKI, Kason -- "Evening View of Kominato"

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Artist SUZUKI, Kason (1860-1919)
Title "Evening View of Kominato"
Date ca1910-20;
("early-edition," ca1910/38; pre-War printing)
Provenance Obtained directly from Tokyo publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku's remaining final inventory.
Series na
Publisher Hasegawa
(Tokyo publisher, 1885 until 1938--then became Nishinomiya.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 5 3/4 x 10 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; very highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Original margins (note "kento mark" lower/left and bottom). (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1336.
Comments One of the dozens of shin-hanga prints by Hasegawa/Nishinomiya--done by an artist who also produced various "kuchi-e" images. Seldom seen image.
Item # JS-2153
Price $175 (Reserved--ES)