HASUI -- "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto" (#2)

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Title "Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto"
("Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera")
Date November 1933 (lifetime edition; c 1940's/50's)
Series "Collection of Scenic Views of Japan II--Western Provinces"
("Nihon Fukei-shu II, Kansai Hen")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer 6mm (lifetime edition)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to sky, rooftop, distant mountain, and foreground; light "gauffrage" to roof-edges and railing; light "baren sujizuri" to rooftop; life-like shadowing; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Very clean margins and backside. (No flaws noted. Pencil notation top verso margin.)
Reference/Illus Pachter pl #72; Narazaki #229; Hotei #324.
Comments Beautiful nighttime scene of Kyoto's famous Kiyomizu Temple bathed in moonlight. Not often seen.
Item # BG-420
Price $900 (Sold)