HASUI -- "Inland Sea"

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Title "Inland Sea"
(titled only in English)
Date 1952 ("First Edition"--never re-issued.)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by westcoast USA collector.
Series 12-print 1953 calendar series.
Publisher "S. Watanabe Publisher"
(Commissioned by Pacific Transport Lines, Inc as a calender print.)
Seal, Carver/Printer (Issued without seals.)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; highly detailed carving.
(VIEW representative verso "bleed-through.")
Condition Excellent. Bright, fresh colors. (Pristine--absolutely flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #457; Hotei #582.
Comments A seasonal scene from the Pacific Transport Line's 12-print 1953 calendar series. "July" of the 12-print set. Seldom seen.
Item # PM-07
Price $1100 (Sold/MA)
(entire 12-print set $9500)