HASUI -- "Moon Over Izura, Ibaragi"

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Title "Moon Over Izura, Ibaragi"
("Izura no Tsuki (Ibaragi-ken)")
Date 1952
(later edition, reprinted from original blocks)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, water area, trees and rocks; light "gauffrage" to building, trees, and waves; finely carved details.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #545; Hotei #575.
Comments Beautiful moonlit seascape image. Reissued in 2004-2005 by Watanabe using their original woodblocks from 1952.
Other such recently reissued Hasui prints are discussed in "June 2002 - Five Additional Hasui Prints Re-issued by Watanabe."
Item # JS-2387
Price $375