HASUI -- "Kasuga Shrine at Nara" (#3)

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Title "Kasuga Shrine at Nara"
("Nara Kasuga Jinsha")
Date 1933 (lifetime edition; c 1940's/50's)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan--Western Provinces"
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Black 6mm-seal (lifetime edition)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; life-like reflection.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Clean backside. (Soft mat-line seen into wide top and left margin; light toning.)
Reference/Illus Pachter pl #66; Narazaki #222; Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #H-156
Comments Gorgeous--sought-after "red temple" image; not often seen. THIS print copy shown in "Kasuga Shrine" Print article.
Item # BG-289
Price $875 (Reserved/KR)