HASUI -- "Early Summer Rain, Arakawa River"

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Title "Early Summer Rain, Arakawa River"
("Satsuki-ame, Arakawa")
Date 1932 June (early printing by Yokoi, circa 1936/56-62)
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
Private placement. Consigned by a discriminating southern USA collector.
Series na
Publisher Doi Hangaten
Seal, Carver/Printer "E-seal" Harada/Yokoi (learn more.))
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving, crisp key-lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors. Clean frontside and verso. (Very fine condition--due to Muller's archival storage.
Reference/Illus Narazaki #D-13; Hotei #283.
Comments Peacefully colored early summertime houseboat/river scene. Early edition printing.
(A watercolor design is known for this print.)
Item # PA-11N
Price $1100 (Sold/TD)