SHODA, Koho -- "Married Rocks" (#12)

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Artist SHODA, Koho
Title "Married Rocks"
Date ca1910-20;
("mid-edition," ca1938's/60's)
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Estate (following his death, via dealer contact).
Series Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late-1950's; then sporadically until present day.)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 10
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; amazingly life-like reflection; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
(Tiny flaw top edge rock.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1258.
Comments One of the delightful "Night Scenes" series of prints by Hasegawa/Nishinomiya--an early series of 21 prints which together convey "the essense of shin-hanga." (Learn more.)
Item # NS-03
Price $325 (Sold/FA/j52)