HASUI -- "Rain at Miekawa, Soshu"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
Title "Rain at Miekawa, Soshu"
("Soshu, Maekawa no Ume")
Date 1932, February
(circa likely 1940's/50's)
Series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido"
("Tokaido Fukei Senshu")
Publisher Watanabe
Seal, Carver/Printer unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Excellent colors. (Bumped bottom/left corner; very slight wear; light toning.)
Reference/Illus Narazaki #175; Hotei #223.
Comments Beautiful and evocative rainy streetscene. Unsealed prints (hand-applied) are not uncommon from Watanabe.
Item # BG-605
Price $575 (Reserved)