"Akashi Bay, Inland Sea at Seto" (#2)

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Title "Akashi Bay, Inland Sea at Seto" ("Setonaikai Akashi no Minato")
Date 1938 March; (early printing by Yokoi, circa 1936/38-65)
Provenance Consigned by the estate of a USA military servicman in Japan early 1950's.
Series na
Publisher Doi Publisher (Doi Eiichi)
Seal, Carver/Printer Doi "E-seal" (circa 1936-62)
(Yokoi printed 1936-65)
Image Size 10 1/4 x 15 3/8 ("dai-oban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully done "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; exeptionally fine detailing, crisp lines.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. Very clean.
(Few surface scratches; soft diagonal crease (upper left); some curling/creasing.)
Reference/Illus Chigasaki Museum's 1999 Koitsu Exhibition Catalogue, p18, pl# 29.
Comments Strikingly beautiful harbor scene; exceptional printing. (Stored away from light inside an old "mailing tube" since the early 1950's.)
Item # SVD-03
Price $595 (Sold)