HASUI -- "Torri in Tawaza Lake, Akita"

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Title "Torri in Tawaza Lake, Akita" ("Akita Tawaza-ko Gyozaxno Ishi")
Date 1926 (a pre-War printing)
Series "Souvenirs of Travels, Third Series" ("Tabi Miyage") 1924-29
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher), but clearly pre-War.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Wonderful "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; nicely visible woodgrain upper sky.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Light toning; very clean backside. (Tiny break lower right (nicely repaired), printer's crease top center.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #133; Blair 1930 Toledo, #88.
Comments Beautiful reflected torri image. Rare. Unsealed prints (hand-applied) are not uncommon from Watanabe; but clearly pre-War.
Item # WL-07
Price $1895