HASUI -- "Rain at Shinobazu Pond"

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Title "Rain at Shinobazu Pond"
("Shinobazu no Ike no Ame")
Date 1929 (circa 1946-57, lifetime printing)
Series "Twenty Views of Tokyo"
("Tokyo Niju-kei")
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6mm-seal" (lifetime edition).
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, buildings, and trees; light "gauffrage" to clouds, trees, and railings; life-like reflections; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Deep, vibrant colors. Clean front and verso. (Still top-tipped to original backing--absolutely flawless.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #166; Hotei #162.
Comments Colorful springtime image. Lifetime printing.
Item # BG-508
Price $975 (Sold/LF)