HASUI -- "Taisho Pond, Kamikochi"

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Title "Taisho Pond, Kamikochi"
("Kamikochi, Taisho Ike")
Date 1938 (Pre-War, rare.)
Series One of only 8 designs published by Bijutsusha Publisher (1920's/1930's).
Publisher Bijutsusha (Tokyo)
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "Bi-seal" lower right corner (of "Bijutsusha")
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, distant mountains, and water areas; extensive "gauffrage" to snow-covered mountain ridges, trees, and falling snowflakes; amazingly life-like reflection; detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside. (Slightly trimmed upper margin--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #B-04.
Comments Strikingly beautiful, reflected wintertime image by Bijutsusha Publisher.
Rare--only one of only 8 Hasui designs published pre-War by Bijutsusha.
Item # BG-343
Price $2200 (Sold)