HASUI -- "Full Moon at Megome"

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Title "Full Moon at Megome"
("Megume no Tsuki")
Date 1930 (later edition, 2004-05)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, trees and clouds; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #169; Hotei #165; Blair, Toledo 1936 #12.
Comments Beautiful moonlit scene done almost entirely as an "aizuri" (shades of blue) print. Reissued in 2004-2005 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1930.
Other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # Available, Inquire;
(JS-2621 Sold/JK;
JS-2386 Sold/TW)
Price $325