HASUI -- "Shinto Shrine of Kasuga at Nara"

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Title "Shinto Shrine of Kasuga at Nara" (titled only in English via "sticker")
Date ca1933-35 (Shimbi Shoin Publisher ceased business in 1935)
Series "Board of Tourist Industy -- Japanese Government Railways" Print
Publisher Shimbi Shoin Publisher (Tokyo, 1905-36)
Seal, Carver/Printer Unusual small red
oval "Ha-sui" seal.
Image Size 9 x 13 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; nicely visible woodgrain seen in sky; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Clean backside. (A few surface scratches; soft diagonal crease across upper right image area; light toning.) Still "top-tipped" into original "presentation folder."
Reference/Illus Appears to be an
UN-documented Hasui print.
Comments An extremely rare "red temple" image--perhaps the only Hasui image by Shimbi Shoin Publisher.
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Item # AP-01
Price Now $2000 (was $2500) SOLD