||"Kiso River, at Inuyama"
||1931 (Pre-War, rare.)
||Private placement. Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman
stationed in Tokyo.
||One of only 8 designs published by Bijutsusha Publisher (1920's/1930's).
||Bijutsusha (Tokyo, 1927-31)
||9 3/8 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, castle, hillside, boat, and
water areas; light "gauffrage" to sailboat's sail and rocky foreground; highly detailed carving.
||Very Good--. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Wrinkling to top (sky area) of print;
tiny hole (left water area); few surface scratches, scattered marks; light toning.)
||Narazaki #B-07; Hotei #176.
||Strikingly sailboat/castle image by Bijutsusha Publisher.
Rare--only one of only 8 Hasui
designs published pre-War by Bijutsusha (ceased business 1931).
||Special $625 (Sold/SS)
(Reg $795, $995 if perfect)