HASUI -- "Morning at Mihogaseki"

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Title "Morning at Mihogaseki"
("Izumo Mohogaseki no Asa")
Date 1925 (1946-57 printing)
Provenance Private placement.
Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman stationed in Tokyo.
Series "Selections of Scenes of Japan" (1922-26)
("Nihon Fukei Senshu")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6mm-seal" (used only 1946-57)
Image Size 8 x 11 1/8 ("aiban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; life-like reflection; "baren sujizuri" (tracings) to pink clouds; deep "gauffrage" (embossing) to clouds; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent.
Clean front and verso.
(Light toning. No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #116; Hotei #116.
Comments Softly colored seascape. Excellent colors. Not often seen--from a 36-print set of "Selections of Scenes of Japan" produced 1922-26.
Item # MB-26
Price Special $450 (Sold/SW)
(Reg $595)