SHODA, Koho -- "Shrine Gate at Miyajima" (#20)

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Artist SHODA, Koho (1870-1946)
Title "Shrine Gate at Miyajima"
("Miyajima")
Date ca1910-20;
("early edition," ca1910-38) Original "Hasegawa" verso stamping.
Provenance Obtained 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 Excellent.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Hasegawa Catalogue #1251.
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.) Bears original "Hasegawa" verso stamping.
Item # NS-05
Price $425