HASUI -- "Evening at Tagonoura"

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Title "Evening at Tagonoura"
("Tagonoura no Yu")
Date 1940 (known to be pre-1947 printing)
Provenance Private placement.
Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman stationed in Tokyo.
Series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido"
("Tokaido Fukei Senshu")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer No seal present (trimmed?)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 13 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage"
(embossing) to Mt. Fuji; life-like shadowing; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent/Very Good.
Clean front and verso.
(Except for: Top/bottom margin/image trimmed, surface scratch--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #176; Hotei #233.
Comments Beautiful Mt. Fuji image. Excellent colors.
Item # MB-37
Price Special $250 (Sold/SS)
(Reg $375)
(Untrimmed would be $700+)