HASUI -- "Matsue, Izumo (Crescent Moon)" (#3)

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Title "Matsue, Izumo (Crescent Moon)"
("Izumo Matsue (Mikazuki)")
Date 1924
Series "Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series"
("Tabi Miyage") 1924-29
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6-mm seal" (used only 1946-57, lifetime printing)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Wonderful "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to moon and reflection; life-like reflection; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Good++. (Thin paper residues around verso margin areas; 2 spots/area of rubbing to sky; lightly toned; few scattered marks.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #125; Hotei #124b.
Comments Beautiful early evening reflected canal scene, crescent moon overhead.
This is the "evening" version of a three print set variously printed off of the same set of blocks.
Item # MB-34
Price Special $950 (Sold/SS)
(Reg $1250)