HASUI -- "Winter Moon at Toyama" (#8)

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Winter Moon at Toyama"
("Fuyu no Tsuki (Toyama ga Hara)")
Date December 1931
(First Edition printing--earliest possible seal combination.)
Provenance From the Robert O. Muller Estate. Consigned by a knowledgable collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Doi Teiichi
Seal, Carver/Printer Fujiwaka/Goto
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky's colors, horizon, and foreground; life-like reflection.
Condition Excellent.
Deep, rich colors.
(Perfect mint condition--no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #D-1; Hotei #260.
Comments Gorgeous tree-silhoutted full moon image. Very rare and early "Doi Teiichi" margin seal, with carver/printer information below in single vertical box. A RARE print. Exceptional condition--due to Muller's years of archival storage.
Item # PA-55
Price $POR