HASUI -- "Ikegami Honmonji Temple" (#5)

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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 Very Good to Excellent. Quite good colors. (Thin tape residues margin edges; faint mat-line top image edge; very slight wear; slight fading.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #320; Blair, Toledo 1936 #28.
Comments One of Hasui's beautiful wintertime snowscenes.
Item # BG-307
Price $850 (Sold)