||"A High Bridge by Night"
||Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Estate (following his death,
via dealer contact).
||Hasegawa/Nishinomiya's "Night Scenes"
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late-1950's; then sporadically until present day.)
||7 x 9 3/4
(narrow margins, as issued)
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; nicely visible woodgrain to sky;
amazingly life-like reflection; deep saturation of pigments; highly detailed carving.
(No flaws noted.)
||Hasegawa Catalogue #1241.
||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."