HASUI -- "Moon Over Arakawa River, at Akabane" (#3)

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Title "Moon Over Arakawa River"
("Arakawa no Tsuki, Akabane")
Date 1929 (circa 1946-57, lifetime printing)
Provenance Robert O. Muller Collection. Consigned by a knowledgable eastcoast print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6mm-seal" (used only 1946-57, lifetime edition).
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to clouds, sky, water, and foregroud areas; deep "gauffrage" to moon, cloud's edges, and waves; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Very clean front and backside. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #162; Hotei #159.
Comments Gorgeuous moonlit night scene.
Item # PA-36
Price $1150 (Sold/JV)