HASUI -- "Early Autumn in Itako"

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Title "Early Autumn in Itako"
("Itako no Hatsuaki")
Date 1942
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a discriminating southern USA collector.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6-mm seal" (lower/right corner), appropriate "First Edition" seal.
Image Size 10 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; highly detailed carving, crisp key-lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors. Clean frontside and verso. (Light toning.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #378; Hotei #468.
Comments Softly colored evening river scene. "First Edition" printing per references (Narazaki and Hotei both show "6-mm" seal).
Item # PA-13
Price $1050 (Reserved/WA)