HASUI -- "Hikawa Park, Omiya" (#3)

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Title "Hikawa Park, Omiya"
("Omiya Hikawa Koen")
Date 1930 (known pre-1947 printing)
Provenance Private placement.
Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman stationed in Tokyo.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed
(Hand-applied, occasionally omitted--not uncommon from Watanate Publisher.)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully "bokashi" shading throughout print; very life-like illumination of tree tops. Pencil title and artist name bottom margin.
Condition Very Good+++. (Bumping to lower margin; bumping/light creasing to upper margin/upper image corner--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #307; Hotei #207.
Comments Strikingly illuminated image with outstanding colors.
Item # MB-07
Price $1000 (Sold/WA)