HASUI -- "Sanpoji Pond, Shakuji" (#2)

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Title "Sanpoji Pond, Shakuji"
("Sanpoji Ike, Shakuji")
Date 1930, October ("early edition" printing)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a discriminating German collector.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher--clearly on "old paper")
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to moon and pond's lily-pads; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Appears Very Good++.
Very good colors. Clean front and verso. (Margins slightly trimmed; slight paper remnants verso top.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #312; Hotei #199.
Comments An evocative early evening scene. Seldom seen print. (Images provided by consignor.)
Item # KV-08
Price $1450