||Hasui KAWASE (1883-1957)
||"Rain at Miekawa, Soshu"
("Soshu, Maekawa no Ume")
(circa likely 1940's/50's)
||"Selection of Views of the Tokaido"
("Tokaido Fukei Senshu")
||unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher)
||9 1/2 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving.
||Very Good to Excellent. Excellent colors. (Bumped bottom/left corner; very slight wear; light toning.)
||Narazaki #175; Hotei #223.
||Beautiful and evocative rainy streetscene. Unsealed prints (hand-applied) are not uncommon from Watanabe.