Japanese woodblock print "Setonaikai no Getsumei" (Moonlight at the Seto Inland Sea) is by Shintaro Okazaki (Ca. 1950's). A phenomenal ocean image at night with a fisherman boat. The Seto Inland Sea is the sea separating Honshu from Shikoku and Kyushu. Title "Setonaikai no Getsumei", "Unsodo", publisher's seal, "Okura", carver's seal, and "Harada", printer's seal on the left margin. According to the publisher, Shintaro Okazaki is a lesser-known Shin Hanga artist who published with Unsodo in Kyoto. However, they have not been able to find any information about his life.
Paper size: 10 and 7/8 by 16 and 1/4 inches (27.6 x 41.2 cm)
Image size: 9 and 3/8 by 14 and 1/4 inches (24 x 36.2 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Undated. First published in 1953, this is a later printing from the original blocks.
Signed: Artist red seal "Shintaro" in the lower right corner of the image.
Condition: Pristine condition.
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