HASUI -- "Futomi, Boshu" (#2)

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Title "Futomi, Boshu"
("Boshu Taikai")
Date 1925 ("First Edition" 1925 printing)
Provenance Private placement.
Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman stationed in Tokyo.
Series "Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series" (1924-29)
("Tabi Miyage dai Sanshu")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "A-seal" (used only 1924-30, and appropriate "First Edition" seal)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; very life-like depiction of waves; "baren sujizuri"
(tracings) to orange torri; life-like shadowing; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent.
Clean front and verso.
(Light toning. No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #130; Hotei #128.
Comments Softly colored seascape. Excellent colors. Not often seen.
Item # MB-30
Price Special $1375 (Sold/SS)
(Reg $1750)