HASUI -- "Ikegami Honmonji Temple" (#4)

(Click HERE for additional image)
Title "Ikegami Honmonji Temple" ("Ikegami Honmon-Ji")
Date 1931 (circa 1946-57)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm (lifetime printing)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, trees, and snow areas; light "gauffrage" to accumulated snow in trees; light "baren sujizuri" circles to foreground snow; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean backside (pencil notation top margin), no prior mounts. Light toning. (Tiny brown spots just above tree left--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #320; Blair, Toledo 1936 #28.
Comments One of Hasui's beautiful wintertime snowscenes.
Item # BG-191
Price $975 (Sold/NS)